|Birth Day||February 07, 1870|
|Age||79 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Feb 1, 1950 (age 79)|
Naturalist and explorer who devoted himself to preserving the Sierra Nevada.
He was a noted expert in mechanical engineering, but his passion was mountaineering.
He was one of the founding members of the Sierra Club.
His uncle John Le Conte was was the president of the University of California, Berkeley for one year.
His partner in the Sierra Club, John Muir, named a High Sierra trail after him.