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Thomas J. Smith

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Date: 1870

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: B , Smith,Thomas , *1

Unit ID: 755

Summary: Portrait of Thomas J. Smith as a young man. Hired as the chief of police in Abilene, Kansas in 1870, Chief Smith, who was by then an experienced and well-respected lawman, was killed in a dugout cave northeast of Abilene while trying to arrest murder suspect Andrew McConnell.

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Title (Main title): Thomas J. Smith


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