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Charles Jones

(1844-1919)

  • Born in Illinois, came to Kansas in 1866
  • Hunted buffalo and captured wild horses on the plains
  • Co-founded Garden City in 1879
  • Fearing extinction of the buffalo, he established new herds
  • First fame warden of Yellowstone National Park
  • Immortalized in Zane Grey's The Last of the Plainsmen

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