Index by Birth Year
* 1856 in Cresson, Pennsylvania
+ 1920 in Washington, D.C.
Robert Edwin Peary was an American explorer and United States Navy
who made several expeditions to the Arctic in the late 19th and
early 20th centuries.
He is best known for claiming to have reached the geographic North
Pole with his expedition on April 6, 1909.
2020 J. Giesen