James W. Marshall

James W. Marshall

James Wilson Marshall was an American carpenter and sawmill operator, who reported the finding of gold at Coloma on the American River in California on January 24, 1848, the impetus for the California Gold Rush.

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Age at Death
74 years, 10 months and 2 days old
the 8th of October
1810 , October 1810 , October 8th 1810 , the United States , North America ,  …
1885 , August 1885 , August 10th 1885 , the United States , North America ,  …
Died During
January 1st 1880, 00:00 - December 31st 1889, 23:59
First Name
Last Name
Legal name, Full name
"James Wilson Marshall"

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