John Muir — Famous Legal Immigrant to America

John Muir Biography Environmental Activist, Journalist (1838–1914) NAME John Muir OCCUPATION Environmental Activist, Journalist BIRTH DATE April 21, 1838 DEATH DATE December 24, 1914 PLACE OF BIRTH Dunbar, Scotland PLACE OF DEATH Los Angeles, California Naturalist, writer and advocate of U.S. forest conservation, John Muir founded the Sierra Club and helped establish Sequoia and Yosemite National Parks. Synopsis…

Joseph Pulitzer — Famous Legal Immigrant to America

Joseph Pulitzer Biography Publisher, Business Leader (1847–1911) NAME Joseph Pulitzer OCCUPATION Publisher, Business Leader BIRTH DATE April 10, 1847 DEATH DATE October 29, 1911 PLACE OF BIRTH Makó, Hungary PLACE OF DEATH Charleston, South Carolina ORIGINALLY Politzer József Newspaper editor and publisher Joseph Pulitzer helped set the pattern of the modern newspaper. In his time, he was one…

Alexander Hamilton – Famous Legal Immigrant to America

Alexander Hamilton Biography Political Scientist, Government Official, Journalist, Military Leader, Economist, Lawyer (c. 1755–1804) QUICK FACTS NAME Alexander Hamilton OCCUPATION Political Scientist, Government Official, Journalist, Military Leader, Economist, Lawyer BIRTH DATE c. January 11, 1755 DEATH DATE July 12, 1804 EDUCATION Columbia University, King’s College PLACE OF BIRTH Nevis, British West Indies (Caribbean Islands) PLACE OF DEATH New York, New York FULL NAME Alexander Hamilton Alexander Hamilton,…