Meriwether Lewis

Famous missourian By Seth Shatto

His early life imfo

Meriwether Lewis was born in 1774 August. Born in Locust Hill Plantion, Virginia. Lewis died Octerber 11, 1809 after being shot swice. His family was Willam lewis and lucy lewis. Meriwether soon return to Virginia where he received a basic edacation. Lewis father Willam lewis died when lewis was only 5 years old!

why, meriwether so famous

Lewis was most famous for going to the west that Thomas jefferson buy for $15 millon. Meriwether had to see what the land was like and was It good for americans to live on that land so they toke samples of plants, bugs and crops to see if it was good for growing crops.That is why they are famous.