Hickok,James Butler

Hickok,James Butler
Hick·ok (hĭkʹŏk'), James Butler. Known as “Wild Bill.” 1837-1876.
American frontier scout and marshal whose law enforcement exploits against Western outlaws are the subject of folk legends.

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