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Jean Baptiste Point du Sable
Jean Baptiste Point du Sable (before 1750 – August 18, 1818) was the founder of the city of Chicago, Illinois in c. 1770s. Point du Sable was the first person to live in the city. He settled around where today the Chicago River is located at. He left Chicago in 1800.
- Graham, Shirley (1953). Jean Baptiste Pointe De Sable Founder Of Chicago. Julian Messner. http://www.archive.org/details/jeanbaptistepoin009076mbp. Retrieved August 26, 2010.