What was Paladin’s first name on Have Gun-Will Travel?

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What was Paladin’s first name on Have Gun-Will Travel?

Charlie Henshaw
Macon, Georgia

The show’s creators, Sam Rolfe and Herb Meadow, preferred to have their knight errant remain an enigma. The popular television and radio shows began and ended with him being called Paladin. A novelist named Frank Robinson later gave him a name, Clay Alexander, but that was after the show. Many Paladin fans disapproved.

Marshall Trimble is Arizona’s official historian and vice president of the Wild West History Association. His latest book is Arizona Outlaws and Lawmen; The History Press, 2015. If you have a question, write: Ask the Marshall, P.O. Box 8008, Cave Creek, AZ 85327 or email him at marshall.trimble@scottsdalecc.edu.

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