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4 hours ago Old West Outlaws. While television westerns have romanticized and exaggerated the violence in the Wild West, criminal activities were a reality, especially in Kansas cowtowns. the communities of Abilene (Dickinson County), Ellsworth (Ellsworth County), Wichita (Sedgwick County), Dodge City (Ford County), and Caldwell (Sumner County) attracted their share of gamblers, …

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9 hours ago Mar 19, 2015 - Explore Johnson County Sheriff - Emplo's board "Historical Outlaws in Kansas" on Pinterest. See more ideas about old west outlaws, outlaw, history.

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3 hours ago Kansas Gunfighters Sources. Breihan, Carl. "Lawmen and Robbers" Dary, David. "More True Tales of Old-Time Kansas." University Press of Kansas. 1984. Ensminger, Richard provided information about William Quantrill and Jesse James. Horan, James D., "The Authentic Wild West - The Gunfighters."

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4 hours ago Legal Notice. Jobs Readers' Choice Mobile & Apps Archives. Kansas 105 Famous outlaws BY BECCY TANNER Updated June 21, 2011 1:45 PM. ORDER REPRINT

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8 hours ago The next decade, or that ending about 1840, however, offered a still greater instance of outlawry, one of the most famous ones indeed of American history, although little known to-day. This had to do with that genius in crime, John A. Murrell, long known as the great Western land-pirate; and surely no pirate of the seas was ever more

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3 hours ago Jesse James (1847–1882) One of the most iconic figures from the era, Jesse Woodson James was the leader of the James-Younger Gang, a group of outlaws based in the state of Missouri and among the

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5 hours ago In 1854, Kansas became a territory when the Kansas-Nebraska Act was signed. A provision of the act allowed the settlers of Kansas Territory to determine by popular sovereignty whether Kansas would be a free state or a slave state. The differences between the northern states and the southern states had been broiling for years, and this provision

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5 hours ago Facts, information and articles about Wild West Outlaws And Lawmen, a prominent figure from the Wild West. The Arizona Rangers assembled in Morenci in 1903 to control labor unrest at the local mines. Captain Tom Rynning sits cross-legged at far left. W.W. Webb is the leftmost seated man in the front row. Frank Wheeler is in the second row

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8 hours ago Henry McCarty “Billy the Kid” (1859 – 1881) Probably the most famous outlaw of the Wild West is Billy the kid. Infamous for being a deadly gunfighter, Billy the Kid bested and killed eight men before the age of 21. An orphan at age 15, arrested the first time at 16, he fled to Arizona as an outlawed fugitive. After the murder of a

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7 hours ago Charles Wesley Cox was a free man for 25 years after the killing of 11-year-old Goldie Williams of Grand Island in 1912. He had lured Goldie away with a promise of new skates; she was found in an

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1 hours ago James Averell – Unjustly Hanged. Bad Men of Texas. Rattlesnake Dick Barter’s Stolen Loot. James Berry – A Little Known Outlaw From Missouri. Big Nose George Becomes a Pair of Shoes. Big Springs, Nebraska Train Robbery. Billy the Kid. Billy The Kid – Teenage Outlaw of the Southwest. Billy the Kid – Fatal Shot in the Dark by Pat Garrett.

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7 hours ago Alphonso “Al” J. Jennings (1863-1961) – Outlaw member of the Little Dick West Gang before forming his own Jennings Gang.He began his criminal career after Temple Houston killed his brother Ed. He was later captured by U.S. Deputy Marshal Bud Ledbetter and served just five years in prison. After his release, he became a lawyer.

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1. James Butler Hickok aka Wild Bill Hickok. As was the case with many of the outlaws you are going to read about here, Wild Bill Hickock operated on both sides of the law.
2. Henry McCarty aka Billy the Kid. Also known as William Henry Bonney, Billy the Kid is remembered as one of the most ill-famed outlaws of the Wild West. There is no certainty when talking about the year when he was born, but it is suspected that it was 1859.
3. The Dalton Gang. The Dalton Brothers were most famous for their bank and train robberies. The gang was, as the name suggests, a family business. Three brothers, Emmet, Robert and William all took part in the criminal activities.
4. John Wesley Hardin. John Wesley Hardin started his criminal career when he was only 15 years old, shooting down a young black boy during a brawl. After that, he immediately put down two more people that were out to get him because of what he did.
5. Pearl Hart. Miss Heart was born in 1871 in Canada. She came from a wealthy family and had her chance to live a life free of crime, but yet she chose differently when she ran away to Chicago with a gambler Frederick Hart.
6. Robert Leroy Parker aka Butch Cassidy. Born in 1866, Butch Casidy was the leader of one of the most successful gangs in Wild West history. Butch entered the world of outlaw activities by robbing cattle and horses, while working at the butcher shop, hence the nickname Butch.
7. The Buck Gang. This group of outlaws was consisted of African Americans and Creek-Indians. They got their name after Rufus Buck, who was the alpha and omega of their criminal operations.
8. Laura Bullion. Born in 1876, Laura Bullion was of Native American descent and as a teenager she joined the Wild Bunch of Butch Cassidy. She was known as the Rose of the Wild Bunch.
9. Dodge City Gang. Under the leadership of Hyman G. Neill, also known as Hoodoo Brown, the Dodge City Gang robbed stagecoaches, trains, murdered people and engaged in various corruptive activities.
10. Bonnie Parker. Bonnie Parker was born in 1910 in the town of Rowena in Texas. She was a successful student who wanted to become an actress. However, her priorities changed when she met Clyde Barrow in 1930.

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8 hours ago Famous outlaws did pass through, from the Christian brothers to Pretty Boy Floyd, but in Keokuk Falls the killing was done by the locals. The first we’ll examine is the killing of James Sweat (or Sweate), the town’s first marshal, by Big Ed Thomlinson (variously spelled) in 1900. The earliest account appeared in the Tecumseh Republican

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7 hours ago Both the outlaws and the lawmen in the Old West had something else in common. They could do something many other people could not. They were willing to risk their lives to enforce the law or to

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8 hours ago Jan 10, 2013 - Outlaws of Kansas & Oklahoma, the Dalton brothers at one time were on the side of the law, but turned Outlaw in the 1890s, meeting their end in Coffeyville.

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5 hours ago Oklahoma's Legendary Outlaws. George Machine Gun Kelly was arrested for the kidnapping of Oklahoma City businessman Charles F. Urschel. The train carrying Grat Dalton bounced along its tracks taking the notorious rail robber and horse thief straight to justice in a Texas prison. On either wrist, Grat was handcuffed to a deputy and his chance of

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9 hours ago Jun 30, 2013 - James Masterson, also known as Jim Masterson, (September 18, 1855 – March 31, 1895) was a lawman of the American West and the brother of gunfighters and lawmen Bat Masterson and Ed Masterson.

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1 hours ago The real-life Django: The legendary African-American Wild West marshal who arrested 3,000 outlaws and killed 14 men Bass Reeves was born a slave in 1838 and later broke from his owner to live among Native Americans Reeves became a Deputy U.S. Marshal in 1875 at the age of 38 During his 32-year career as a Deputy Marshal he arrested 3,000 felons, killed 14 men and …

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2 hours ago She was arrested in 1894 and sent to the Federal Reformatory in Framingham, Massachusetts. Shop . [1] Little Britches was incarcerated for two months in the Guthrie jail (under the name Jennie Midkiff, from her first husband of six weeks) as a material witness in a murder trial. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. There, they were thee two most …

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9 hours ago Tombstone, Arizona U. S. Marshal Badge - In 1877, Clay Calhoun was Deputy U. S. Marshal for Arizona (and Tombstone) and leader of a group of five or six men known as "Outlaw Exterminators, Inc." By the time the Earps arrived in Tombstone in 1879, Calhoun had moved on.

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9 hours ago Tombstone, Cochise County, Az Oct 22, 2011 — Wyatt Earp, an interesting man, in interesting times. Spent his early years in Iowa, Kansas, and Texas. He became a good lawman, but that wasn't his only interests. Indoors his life seemed to revolve around the saloon and it's enterprises. Outside he was a hunter of buffalo, copper, gold, and of men.

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3 hours ago The Law Commission is set to call for the criminalisation of public sexual harassment such as cat-calling and making lewd comments, it was reported last night.

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5 hours ago The Icons of the Wild West: Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, Wild Bill Hickok, Jesse James, Billy the Kid and Butch Cassidy - Kindle edition by Charles River Editors. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Icons of the Wild West: Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, Wild Bill …

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9 hours ago The Daily Advocate, Feb. 4, 1914: Something out of the ordinary happened in Victoria yesterday when Emmett Dalton, the famous ex-outlaw, and William H. Haskell, who was warden of the Kansas penitentiary when Dalton was a prisoner, met by chance for the first time since Dalton was pardoned by Governor Hoch of Kansas.

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4 hours ago Low 62F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%. The daring and exciting exploits of those men on both sides of the law were often the subjects of sensational news stories, and the stuff

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1 hours ago Wild West Outlaws. 60+ Beautiful Old Photos of Life in the Real Wild West (Page 22) Saved by Ranker.com. 49

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2 hours ago Answer (1 of 2): Consider that there was no FBI until 1908. If wikipedia can be believed, its first official campaign was to muscle in on houses of prostitution, which would make pretty obvious targets. People didn’t carry driver’s licenses, didn’t have …

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1 hours ago Answer (1 of 6): Omg there are so many. My personal favorite was Butch Cassidy. He grew up under the name roy lee Parker in central Utah the son of Mormon pioneers. The family farm was failing and he saw the money that the cowboys were making he was a good shot and was good with a rope. So he too

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Who are some famous outlaws in the old Wild West?

10 Famous Outlaws of the Old Wild West James Butler Hickok aka Wild Bill Hickok. As was the case with many of the outlaws you are going to read about here,... Henry McCarty aka Billy the Kid. Also known as William Henry Bonney, Billy the Kid is remembered as one of the most... The Dalton Gang. The ...

What are some of the most famous outlaws in Texas?

The Apache Kid – Outlaw Legend of the Southwest. James Averell – Unjustly Hanged. Bad Men of Texas. Rattlesnake Dick Barter’s Stolen Loot. James Berry – A Little Known Outlaw From Missouri. Big Nose George Becomes a Pair of Shoes. Big Springs, Nebraska Train Robbery. Billy the Kid.

Who are some famous outlaws that died in Colorado?

John Jones (18??-1879) – An outlaw, he was killed with his brother, Jim, after robbing a train near Hugo, Colorado. John Jones (18??-1900) – An outlaw who stabbed George Wagstaff to death in Blossburg, New Mexico, in 1897. Francisco Jordan – An outlaw, he was lynched on November 25, 1881, in Cuchilla Negra, New Mexico.

When did Kansas become a Free State?

In 1861 Kansas was finally admitted to the Union as a Free- State just months before the Civil War erupted. When the war was over, plans began to be made to push the railroad through the state. This inspired numerous cattle towns — some wild and wicked — to be born.

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