|Birth Day||March 20, 1861|
|Age||158 YEARS OLD|
U.S. Army officer who explored Alaska and was in charge of the War Department's Alaska Road Commission.
He was part of the faculty at West Point.
He led the Polar Bear Expedition because of his experience with cold weather.
He was the child of Oliver and Hester Richardson.
He was head of the Polar Bear Expedition that President Woodrow Wilson funded.