Frank "Pistol Pete" Eaton  Born	Frank Boardman Eaton  October 26, 1860  Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.  Died	April 8, 1958 (aged 97)  Perkins, Oklahoma, U.S.  Occupation	Author  Cowboy  Scout  Indian fighter  U.S. Marshal

Frank "Pistol Pete" Eaton Born Frank Boardman Eaton October 26, 1860 Hartford, Connecticut, U.S. Died April 8, 1958 (aged 97) Perkins, Oklahoma, U.S. Occupation Author Cowboy Scout Indian fighter U.S. Marshal

Western frontiersman Luke L. Short (Wyatt Earps friend) (1854-September 8, 1893) was a noted gunfighter, who had worked as a farmer, cowboy, whiskey peddler, army scout, dispatch rider, gambler and saloon keeper at various times during the four decades of his life.

Western frontiersman Luke L. Short (Wyatt Earps friend) (1854-September 8, 1893) was a noted gunfighter, who had worked as a farmer, cowboy, whiskey peddler, army scout, dispatch rider, gambler and saloon keeper at various times during the four decades of his life.

Frank and Jesse James | Rare photo of, from right, Jesse James, brother Frank James and ...

Frank and Jesse James | Rare photo of, from right, Jesse James, brother Frank James and ...

Prior to his election as Sheriff of Apache County, Arizona in 1886, Owens worked on ranches in Oklahoma and New Mexico. Supported by the Stockgrower's Association, Owens later became Sheriff of one of Arizona's largest counties. Seen here with his unique gun belt and holster and Springfield sporter, Owens was using a Winchester on Sunday, September 4, 1887 when he shot it out with the Blevins brothers in Holbrook. In the 1890s, CP Owens served as a Deputy US Marshal and Deputy Sheriff

Prior to his election as Sheriff of Apache County, Arizona in 1886, Owens worked on ranches in Oklahoma and New Mexico. Supported by the Stockgrower's Association, Owens later became Sheriff of one of Arizona's largest counties. Seen here with his unique gun belt and holster and Springfield sporter, Owens was using a Winchester on Sunday, September 4, 1887 when he shot it out with the Blevins brothers in Holbrook. In the 1890s, CP Owens served as a Deputy US Marshal and Deputy Sheriff

Frank Eaton, “Pistol Pete”….. In the late 1860’s, 8 yr old Eaton witnessed six men kill his father. In 1875, when he was 15, he learned the whereabouts of his father’s killers. But before setting off on his mission to avenge his father’s death, he decided to visit Ft. Gibson, OK a cavalry fort, to learn more about handling a gun. He learned, and out shot everyone at the fort, earning him the nickname. Later in life, he moved to OK. Terr. and became a US Marshal.

Frank Eaton, “Pistol Pete”….. In the late 1860’s, 8 yr old Eaton witnessed six men kill his father. In 1875, when he was 15, he learned the whereabouts of his father’s killers. But before setting off on his mission to avenge his father’s death, he decided to visit Ft. Gibson, OK a cavalry fort, to learn more about handling a gun. He learned, and out shot everyone at the fort, earning him the nickname. Later in life, he moved to OK. Terr. and became a US Marshal.

Ponca City Oklahoma 1939 Junior High School Collectible Antique Vintage Postcard

Ponca City Oklahoma 1939 Junior High School Collectible Antique Vintage Postcard

William Matthews was so enthusiastic about the new First Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry in 1862 that he was one of the first to volunteer. Matthews’ enthusiasm spread and he convinced a number of exslaves to enlist in the regiment. The Leavenworth businessman soon was appointed captain, the highest ranking African American officer in the regiment. He is probably wearing two pistols because if captured, he would be executed immediately.

William Matthews was so enthusiastic about the new First Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry in 1862 that he was one of the first to volunteer. Matthews’ enthusiasm spread and he convinced a number of exslaves to enlist in the regiment. The Leavenworth businessman soon was appointed captain, the highest ranking African American officer in the regiment. He is probably wearing two pistols because if captured, he would be executed immediately.

Oliver Lee - probably the most controversial of all the Texan turned NM cowboys.  A prime suspect in two unsolved murders, particularly the infamous killing of Albert Jennings Fountain for which he was later involved in an ineffectual shootout with Pat Garrett.  Lee went on to become a large cattle ranch owner and to serve as NM state senator.

Oliver Lee - probably the most controversial of all the Texan turned NM cowboys. A prime suspect in two unsolved murders, particularly the infamous killing of Albert Jennings Fountain for which he was later involved in an ineffectual shootout with Pat Garrett. Lee went on to become a large cattle ranch owner and to serve as NM state senator.

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