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What does Claim Jumper mean?
Last Updated: 4th April, 2020
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Also asked, what is a Claim Jumper Gold Rush?
Camps set up claims officers to patrol mines and settle disputes. Taking someone else's claim, or "claim jumping," was common. Swindlers would also "salt" the ground, scattering a little gold around and then sell the land for lots of money. Violence and crime were on the rise.
Similarly, what does claim jumping mean? noun. a person who seizes another's claim of land, especially for mineral rights.
Similarly one may ask, why is it called Claim Jumper?
I find myself obsessing about the restaurant's name: "Claim jumpers" were thieves who plundered defenseless miners who accrued their wealth through hand-blistering labor.
Is Claim Jumper out of business?
Earlier this year, Irvine-based Claim Jumper filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The filing prompted suitors to bid for the chain, including Landry's Restaurants. The Texas-based chain is buying the company for $76.6 million. Landry's did not return a request for comment.