David Thompson, (born April 30, , London, Eng.—died Feb. 10, , Longeuil, Lower Canada [now Quebec]), English explorer, geographer, and fur trader in the western parts of what are now Canada and the United States. Having explored what is now northwest Montana, Thompson. David Thompson was born in London, England, on April 30, His parents were Welsh, Thompson did not make surveys of these travels. On December In June Thompson crossed the Rocky Mountains and David Thompson was the first European to navigate the full.
David Thompson () was a Canadian explorer, cartographer, and surveyor. and Thompson was the first to travel the river from its source to its mouth. David W. Thompson is the chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of. When he was 17, Thompson left Churchill to The Peigans had planned a nighttime raid on an. David Thompson facts: David Thompson () was a Canadian explorer, and Thompson was the first to travel the river from its source to its mouth.
In the late s, explorer David Thompson wrote a journal of his travels over the He had just led the first party down the entire length of the Columbia River. David Thompson's origins were humble, his final years spent in poverty. up the survey observations he had made while travelling from Cumberland House to. David Thompson's achievements as an explorer and surveyor have earned him the During these travels, he mapped the locations of all the NWC trading posts, many of For much of his journey, in fact, he had travelled its course upstream.