John Charles Fremont

John Charles Fremont (1813 - 1890)

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John Charles (John Charles) Fremont aka Frémont
Born in Savannah, Chatham, Georgiamap
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Washington, District of Columbiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in New York, New Yorkmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Jul 2013
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Preceded by
4th Territorial Governor
John Philo Hoyt

Preceded by
Office created at Statehood
September 9, 1850
John C. Frémont
5th Governor of
Arizona Territory
Arizona Territory

US Senator (Class 1)
from California
Seal of the US Senate
Succeeded by
6th Territorial Governor
Frederick Augustus Tritle

Succeeded by
John B. Weller



John Charles Frémont or Fremont (January 21, 1813 – July 13, 1890) was an American military officer, explorer, and politician who became the first candidate of the anti-slavery Republican Party for the office of President of the United States. During the 1840s, that era's penny press accorded Frémont the sobriquet The Pathfinder. Historians call him The Great Pathfinder. - [2] Served as the 5th Territorial Governor of Arizona (from 6 Oct 1878 through 11 Oct 1881)


  • Four U.S. states have counties named in Gov. Fremont's honor: Colorado, Idaho, Iowa and Wyoming.


  1. Legislature failed to elect successor at end of term, vacant March 4, 1851 – January 30, 1852.
  2. This is the opening of the article at Wikipedia



Thank you to Michael Stack for creating WikiTree profile Fremont-14 through the import of Andrew.GED on Jul 24, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Michael and others.

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