Chief Thunder Cloud

Chief Thunder Cloud

Birth
Death 10 Mar 1916 (aged 59)
Burial Dingmans Ferry, Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 15688574 · View Source
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Noted American Indian. He was a member of the Blackfeet tribe and a scout with the US Army. He also worked in show business with P.T. Barnum and he was also in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He posed for artists such as Fredrick Remington and John Singer. It is believed that he was the model for the U.S. nickel coin as well as the last five dollar gold piece that was minted in the U.S.

Bio by: Kymberlys Daddy


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Frederich Otto
  • Added: 10 Sep 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15688574
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Chief Thunder Cloud (27 Mar 1856–10 Mar 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15688574, citing Delaware Cemetery, Dingmans Ferry, Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .