Was there a female Texas Ranger during the Old West era?

atm-logoWas there a female Texas Ranger during the Old West era?

Kim Adrian
Davenport, Iowa

Not in the Old West. The Texas Rangers are an elite division of the state police with a storied history dating to 1823. Two women joined the force in 1993. Three women currently serve with the Texas Rangers.

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Marshall Trimble is Arizona’s official historian. His latest book is Wyatt Earp: Showdown at Tombstone.  If you have a question, write:  Ask the Marshall, P.O. Box 8008, Cave Creek, AZ 85327 or e-mail him at  marshall.trimble@scottsdalecc.edu

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