WSP-41 William Henry Ashley, Mountain Man


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William Henry Ashley (c. 1778 – March 26th 1838) was an American miner, land speculator, manufacturer, territorial militia general, politician, frontiersman, fur trader , entrepreneur, hunter, and slave owner. He was best known for being the co-owner with Andrew Henry of the highly successful Rocky Mountain Fur Company, otherwise known as “Ashley’s Hundred” for the famous mountain men working for the firm from 1822 to 1834.