Person:René Chouteau (1)

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Name René Chouteau
Gender Male
Birth[1] 7 Sep 1749 New Orleans, Jefferson, Louisiana, United States
Alt Birth[1] 26 Sep 1750 New Orleans, Jefferson, Louisiana, United States
Death[1] 24 Feb 1825 St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States


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René Auguste Chouteau (September 7, 1749, or September 26, 1750, in New Orleans, Louisiana – February 24, 1825, in St. Louis, Missouri), also known as Auguste Chouteau, was founder of St. Louis, Missouri, a successful fur trader and a politician. He and his partner had a monopoly for many years of fur trade with the large Osage tribe on the Missouri River. In addition, he had numerous business interests in St. Louis and was well-connected with the various rulers: French, Spanish and American.

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