Bat Masterson, Foreigner and Lawman

Bat Masterson is one of the most famous lawmen in the Old West.  But he was also a serial lawbreaker. Bat was born in Canada in 1853 and never became a US citizen.  Yet he not only voted in American elections, he held elected office—as a deputy and then sheriff in Ford County, KS (Dodge … Continue reading Bat Masterson, Foreigner and Lawman