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 Fabian “Saginaw Joe” Fournier

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Fabian “Saginaw Joe” Fournier

Birth
Death Nov 1875
Bay City, Bay County, Michigan, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 157643234 View Source
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American Folk Figure a Michigan Folk Hero Lumberjack Murder Victim and The main model for the Paul Bunyan legend was this unassuming French-Canadian lumberjack Fabian "Saginaw Joe" Fournier, pictured at about age 18 in 1865 just after emigrating Bay City MI from Quebec.

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