Full Name: John Muir
Profession: Environmental Philosopher
Why Famous: Founder of the Sierra Club, a prominent American conservation organization, his activism helped to preserve the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and other wilderness areas.
- 1880-04-14 Philosopher John Muir (41) weds Louisa Strentzel
- 1892-05-28 Sierra Club forms by John Muir in SF, for conservation of nature