Philemon Beecher Van Trump

Philemon Beecher Van Trump

Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio, USA
Death 27 Dec 1916 (aged 78)
Deposit, Broome County, New York, USA
Burial Kattelville, Broome County, New York, USA
Plot Section 4 Lot 56
Memorial ID 62326416 · View Source
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With the help of native guide Sluiskin, PB VanTrump and General Hazard Stevens, made the first recorded summit of Mt Rainier in what is now Washington State on August 17, 1870. VanTrump later became an early member of the Sierra Club and accompanied John Muir to the summit of Rainier in 1888. In his later years he was a popular summer guide on Mt Rainier and served as a ranger in the newly formed Mt Rainier National Park.

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  • Added: 29 Nov 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 62326416
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Philemon Beecher Van Trump (18 Dec 1838–27 Dec 1916), Find a Grave Memorial no. 62326416, citing Kattelville Cemetery, Kattelville, Broome County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Tenalquot (contributor 46506981) .