John Sutter, R. I. P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The entrepreneur John Sutter passed away at age 77, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of John Sutter and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Swiss pioneer of the California Gold Rush who is known for establishing Sutter’s Mill and Sutter’s fort near present-day Sacramento. He has been featured in both film and literature, and his house in Pennsylvania made the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

He attended school in Switzerland and became captain of the artillery in the Swiss Army. He relocated to the United States in 1834.

After he established Sutter’s Fort, he was a supporter of an independent California republic, but did not resist when the fort was seized by the U.S.

How did John Sutter die?

John Sutter's death was caused by heart failure.

Sutter died in late 2016 from cancer.

Information about the death of John Sutter
Cause of deathHeart Failure
Age of death77 years
BirthdayFebruary 15, 1803
Death dateJune 18, 1880
Place of deathWashington, D.C., United States
Place of burialGod's Acre

Quotes by John Sutter

"The Indians began to be troublesome all around me, killing and wounding cattle, stealing horses, and threatening to attack us. I was obliged to make campaigns against them and punish them."

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"I was everything, patriarch, priest, father and judge."

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"In a private room he showed me the first specimens of gold, that is he was not certain if it was gold or not, but he thought it might be; immediately I made the proof and found that it was gold."

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