Klondike Discoverer Dies in Poverty

New York Times Sept 2, 1916

SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 1.- Skookum Jim Madon, [sic] the Indian who, with George Carmack, discovered the Klondike goldfields, died recently in Carcross, Yukon Territory, in poverty. He once had $100,000 in gold, and when here threw money out of a hotel window to see the crowds fight for it in the street.

Source: n/a, "Klondike Discoverer Dies in Poverty," New York Times, September 2, 1916

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