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Louie Strentzel Muir

1847-1905

Louie Muir Strentzel
  • Muir's wife, whom he married in 1880.
  • Louie was the daughter of Dr. John Strentzel, a noted horticulturalist in the Alhambra Valley of California. She was an accomplished pianist, and was known for her kindness and gentle nature. While she encouraged Muir's need to travel in the wilderness, she preferred to stay home on their family ranch in Martinez.
  • John and Louie had two daughters, Helen and Wanda.



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