Tag: Lawman

John Selman True west

John Selman Pt. I

The question came up the other day, was John Selman a lawman, bad guy or a back-shooter? The answer is: All of the above…

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Lawman Bill Cruger

Bill Cruger was a tough lawman in Shackleford County, Texas (which included Fort Griffin) in the 1870s. He was originall…

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Was Bill Tilghman Honest?

Was Bill Tilghman honest? Terrel Shields — Siloam Springs, Arkansas. Bill Tilghman was, at best, a flawed character. Zoe…

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Millard Fillmore Leech

Millard Fillmore Leech had his moment of fame in September 1877.  A clerk at a mercantile in Ogallala, Nebraska, when he…

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