John Dame

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Private John Dame (1784–?) was a member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Born in 1784 at Pallingham, New Hampshire, he was five feet nine inches in height and had blue eyes, light hair, and a fair complexion. He was recruited from Captain Amos Stoddard's Company at Kaskaskia, Illinois. He was mentioned in the journals because he killed a pelican on August 7, while en route up the Missouri River.[1]


  1. ^ "John Dame". Discover Lewis & Clark. Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation. 14 May 2021. Retrieved January 14, 2023.