Powell, John Wesley

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Powell, John Wesley Gender: M
born on 24 March 1834 at 13:00 (= 1:00 PM )
Place Mount Morris, New York, 42n44, 77w52
Timezone LMT m77w52 (is local mean time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 03°38' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 26°26 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 03°25'

John Wesley Powell


American scientist, geologist and surveyor. An authority on irrigation, he is remembered for his classification of American languages and his surveys of the Rocky Mountain region. He became the Director of the Bureau of Ethnology in 1879 and of the Geological Survey by 1881.

Powell was a Major in the Union Army during the Civil War. On May 24, 1869, the one-armed war hero led an expedition of ten men in four boats on a hazardous trip of 1,000 miles, through the Grand Canyon, Three of the men died en route. Powell died 9/23/1902 Haven, ME.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Begin Major Project 24 May 1869 (began 1,000 mile expedition)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sabian Symbols No.773


  • Vocation : Engineer : Civil (Surveyor)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Civil War Major)
  • Vocation : Science : Geology (Geologist)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book