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Encyclopedia > List of cowboys and cowgirls

The following list of cowboys and cowgirls from the frontier era of the American West (approximately 1830 to 1910) was compiled to show examples of the cowboy and cowgirl genre. The Western United States, also referred to as the American West or simply The West, traditionally refers to the region constituting the westernmost states of the United States (see geographical terminology section for further discussion of these terms). ... For other uses, see Cowboy (disambiguation). ... Cowgirl refers to a female cowhand. ...


Cattlemen, ranchers, and cowboys

  • Bill H. "Barbeque" Campbell
  • Wilber Emery "W.E." Campbell (1847–1907)
  • John Chisum (1824–1884)
  • Charles Francis Colcord (1859–1934)
  • Robert Driscoll (1871–1929)
  • Jesse Lincoln "J.T." Driskill (1824–1890)
  • Major Andrew Drumm (1828–1919]
  • Frank "Pistol Pete" Eaton (1860–1958)
  • John King Fisher (1854–1884)
  • Charles Goodnight (1836–1929)
  • William Bradford Grimes (1866–)
  • E.M. "Ed" Hewins ( –1898)
  • Montford T. Johnson (1843–1896)
  • James "Nigger Jim" Kelly (1839–1912)
  • Richard King (1824–1885)
  • Peter "Pete" Kitchen (1822–1895)
  • George Washington Littlefield (1842–1920)`
  • Marnix Mus (2007 amersfoort)
  • Nat Love (1854–1921)
  • Oliver Loving (1812–1867)
  • Willis McCutcheon (1836–1906)
  • James Alfred "J.A." McFaddin (1840–1916)
  • George W. "Nigger George" McJunkin (1851–1922)
  • Robert Benjamin "Ben" Masterson (1853–1931)
  • Colonel George Washington Miller (1841–1903)
  • Zachary Taylor "Zack" Miller (1878–1952)
  • Burt Mossman (1867–1956)
  • Thomas O'Connor (1819–1887)
  • Isom Prentice "Print" Olive (1840–1887)
  • William "Bill" Pickett (1870–1932)
  • Shanghai Pierce|Abel Head "Shanghai" Pierce (1834–1900)
  • Isaac Thomas "Ike" Pryor (1852–1937)
  • Laban Samuel Records (1856–1941)
  • William Penn Adair "Will" Rogers (November 4, 1879 – August 15, 1935)
  • Charles Angelo "Charlie" Siringo (1855–1928)
  • John Ware (~1845–1905)

John Chisum was born in Madison County on 15 August 1824. ... Charles Francis Colcord (August 18, 1859 _ December 10, 1934) was a successful rancher, U.S. Marshal, Chief of Police, businessman, and pioneer of the Old West. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Charles Goodnight Charles Goodnight (March 5, 1836 – December 12, 1929) was a cattle rancher in the American West. ... Richard King (July 10, 1824 – April 14, 1885) was the founder of the King Ranch in South Texas, which at the time of his death in 1885 encompassed over 600,000 acres (2,400 km²). External links Richard King in Handbook of Texas Categories: | | | | ... Nat Love Nat Love (1854 - 1921) was an African American cowboy during the time of the Wild West. ... Oliver Loving (December 4, 1812-September 25, 1867) was a cattle rancher and pioneer of the cattle drive who with Charles Goodnight developed the Goodnight-Loving Trail. ... Thomas Power OConnor (or Tay Pay) (5 October 1848 - 18 November 1929) was a journalist and an Irish nationalist and political figure. ... Willie M. Bill Pickett (December 5, 1862 - April 2, 1932) was a cowboy and rodeo performer. ... Will Rogers. ... Charlie Siringo (February 7th, 1855-October 18th, 1928) was an author, lawman, and famous detective and agent for the Pinkerton National Detective Agency during the late 19th century and early 20th century. ... John Ware (c. ...

Wild West Show and Rodeo performers

Earl W. Bascom (June 19, 1906 - August 28, 1995) was an American painter and sculptor, raised in Canada, who portrayed his own experiences cowboying and rodeoing across the American and Canadian West. ... Yakima Canutt (November 29, 1896 - May 24, 1986) was an actor and stunt man in Hollywood movies of the 1920s through the 1950s. ... Buffalo Bill Cody William Frederick Buffalo Bill Cody (February 26, 1846 – January 10, 1917) was an American soldier, buffalo hunter and showman. ... James Butler Hickok (May 27, 1837 – August 2, 1876), better known as Wild Bill Hickok, was a legendary figure in the American Wild West. ... Jack Hoxie Jack Hoxie (January 11, 1885 - March 28, 1965) was a notable rodeo performer and motion picture actor whose career was most prominent in the silent film era of the 1910s through the 1930s. ... Thomas E. Mix [1] (January 6, 1880 – October 12, 1940) was an American film actor, the star of many early Western movies. ... Lucille Mulhall (October 21, 1885–December 21, 1940) was a well known cowgirl and Wild West performer. ... Annie Oakley (August 13, 1860-November 3, 1926) b. ... Connie Douglas Reeves (September 26, 1901- August 16, 2003) was the oldest member of the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, a legendary cowgirl, and the first woman to graduate from a law school in Texas. ... Gabriel Dumont Gabriel Dumont (December, 1837 – May 19, 1906) was a leader of the Métis people of what is now western Canada. ...

People sometimes mistaken for cowboys and cowgirls

Charles E. Bolles, also known as Black Bart Charles Earl Bolles (1829–1917?), alias Black Bart, was a poet and American Old West outlaw. ... Ned Buntline (March 20, 1823 - 1886), was the pseudonym of Edward Zane Carroll Judson (E.Z.C.) Judson, was a American publisher, journalist writer and publicist best known for his dime novels and the Colt Buntline Special he commisioned from Colts Manufacturing Company. ... Nate Champion (September 29, 1857 – April 9, 1892) was a key figure in the Johnson County War. ... There are several characters in wild west history known as Mountain Charley. ... Jose Chavez y Chavez (1851-1924) was a cowboy from New Mexico. ... George Armstrong Custer Custer redirects here. ... David Allen Mather (August 10, 1851-approx. ... Deadwood Dick was a character who from the pages of an 1800s Dime novel. ... Morgan Earp, about 1881, in Tombstone. ... Wyatt Earp at about age 21, photo about 1869 Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp (March 19, 1848 – January 13, 1929), was a teamster, sometime buffalo hunter, officer of the law in various Western frontier towns, gambler, and saloon-keeper in the Wild West and the U.S. mining frontier from California... Virgil Walter Earp (July 18, 1843 in Hartford, Kentucky - October 19, 1905 in Goldfield, Nevada) was one of the men involved in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. ... Patrick Pat Floyd Garrett (June 5, 1850 – February 28, 1908) was an American lawman, bartender, and customs agent who was most known for allegedly killing Billy the Kid. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... John Henry Doc Holliday (August 14, 1851 – November 8, 1887) was an American dentist, gambler and gunfighter of the Old West frontier, who is usually remembered for his associations with Wyatt Earp and the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. ... Alexander Franklin James (January 10, 1843 – February 18, 1915) was an American outlaw and older brother of Jesse James. ... This article is about Jesse James, the outlaw. ... Calamity Jane at the age of 33. ... Henry McCarty (November 23, 1859[1] – July 14, 1881) better known as Billy the Kid, but also known by the aliases Henry Antrim and William Harrison Bonney, was a 19th century American frontier outlaw and gunman who was a participant in the Lincoln County War. ... Robert LeRoy Parker (alias Butch Cassidy) poses in the Wild Bunch group photo, Fort Worth, Texas, 1901 Butch Cassidy (13 April 1866 - c. ... Etta Place and Harry Longabaugh (the Sundance Kid), just before they headed to South America. ... Bat Masterson in 1879. ... Mary E. Sawyer (1846-1902), better known as Mollie Monroe, was an American old west woman who was known for crossdressing and for her liaisons with multiple men, among other things. ... The Only Known Photograph of John Peters Ringo John Peters Ringo (May 3, 1850-July 13, 1882), better known as Johnny Ringo, was a cowboy who became a legend of the Old West because, among other things, of his alleged involvement in the Gunfight at the OK Corral, in Tombstone... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Belle Starr in a posed photograph Myra Maybelle Shirley better known as Belle Starr (February 5, 1848 – February 3, 1889) was famous as an American outlaw. ...


Hopalong Cassidy #30, April 1949, published by Fawcett Comics. ... The Cisco Kid is a fictional Mexican cowboy character created by author O. Henry in his short story The Caballeros Way published in 1907 in the short story collection Heart of the West. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Sous le Ciel de lOuest, cover of an early softcovered issue. ... Punaniska (Finnish for redneck) was a Finnish comic strip drawn by Harri Wallu Vaalio in the 1990s. ... Red Ryyder was a popular American comic strip cowboy created by Fred Harman, an artist and former partner of Walt Disney. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Tonto was the sidekick of The Lone Ranger, the popular Western character created by Fran Striker. ... Antonio Banderas as Zorro in The Legend of Zorro. ... Barbarossa (Italian: Red Beard) may refer to: Barbarossa, nickname of three famous people in history: Frederick I (Barbarossa) (1122-1190) Barbarossa I (c. ... Jack Twist (born around 1944; died in 1983) is a fictional character of the short story Brokeback Mountain by Annie Proulx and the 2005 Academy Award-winning film adaptation of the same name directed by Ang Lee, where he was portrayed by American actor Jake Gyllenhaal. ... Ennis Del Mar (del Mar is the form in the short story) (c. ... Wayne McLaren as the Marlboro Man in 1976. ... Woody is used : In botany as an adjective to describe wood. ... Jessie can be: A Shortened form of Jessica But some females are born with Jessie as their name, and not shortened from Jessica Lake Jessie, a lake in Minnesota. ... Toy Story is a computer-generated imagery (CGI) animation film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution in the United States on November 22, 1995, and the United Kingdom on 22 March 1996. ... Toy Story 2 is a CGI animation film and the sequel to Toy Story, and the third Disney/Pixar feature film, which featured the adventures of a group of toys that come to life when humans are not around to see them. ...

See also

This is a list of known lawmen and other law enforment officials of the American frontier popularly known as the Wild West. See also sheriff, marshal, Texas Rangers, Arizona Rangers, wild west, List of Western Outlaws Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J... This is a list of known outlaws and others of the American frontier popularly known as the Wild West. Because many of those listed have been wanted by authorities at one time or another such as former horse thief Wyatt Earp or Marshal turned outlaw Burt Alvord they have been... Notable figures in Western style motion pictures and/or television series, some of whom have been voted into the Hall of Great Western Performers at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States. ...

External links

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Cobblestone & Cricket: Teacher's Guide for Black Cowboys & (706 words)
Let each group draw a picture showing the event, list the criteria for completing the event, list the potential dangers, list reasons why a person would choose to compete, and then present their findings to the rest of the class.
Additional activities such as learning a cowboy's song, defining a cowboy's gear, understanding and inventing brand names, and making spurs are also found in the issue.
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Powell's Books - Cowgirls: Women of the American West (Women of the West) by Teresa Jordan (233 words)
American lore has slighted the cowgirl, although at least one can still be found in nearly every ranching community.
Like her male counterpart, she rides and ropes, understands land and stock, and confronts the elements.
The result is a fascinating book that also situates the cowgirl in history and literature.
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