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Edward Schieffelin
Edward Lawrence Schieffelin
Schieffelin in 1882
Born 1847
Died May 12, 1897(1897-05-12) (aged 49–50)
Nationality American
Occupation Indian scout, prospector
Known for Discovery of silver in the Arizona Territory
Spouse(s) Mary Brown

Edward Lawrence Schieffelin (1847–1897) was an Indian scout and prospector who discovered silver in the Arizona Territory, which led to the founding of Tombstone, Arizona. He partnered with his brother Al and mining engineer Richard Gird in a handshake deal that produced millions of dollars in wealth for all three men. During the course of Tombstone's mining history, about US $85,000,000 in silver was produced from its mines.

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