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James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok

This formal portrait take in Hays, Kansas shows James Butler " Wild Bill" Hickok, 1837-1876. The legendary lawman and gun-slinger begins his career in 1858 as peace officer of the Monticello Township in the Kansas Territory of Johnson County. For a number of years Hickok also works as a government scout, guide and deputy U.S. marshal across the Great Plains. His reputation as a skilled marksman proceeds him wherever he went. In 1869 Hickok is elected marshal of Hays, Kansas and sheriff of Ellis County, Kansas. A role he serves until 1870. In 1871, he is hired as Abilene, Kansas' town marshal. As marshal he earns fame for being a quick draw and for spending most of his time playing cards. Hickok is killed on August 01, 1876 while playing a game of poker at a saloon in the Deadwood, Dakota Territory.

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Wyatt Earp, Ed Englestadt, and John P. Clum

View of Wyatt Earp, Ed Englestadt, and John P. Clum in Nome, Alaska.

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Wyatt Earp, Bill Tilghman, Fred Sutton, James B. Hickok & William Masterson

This is a photo of Wyatt Earp, Bill Tilghman, Fred Sutton, James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok and William "Bat" Masterson who were famous frontier sheriffs and marshals

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Vern Miller on a motorcycle

A photograph showing Vern Miller, Sedgwick County Deputy Sheriff, seated on a motorcycle.

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Vern Miller

A photograph showing Vern Miller, Kansas Attorney General. A native of Wichita, Kansas, he was hired as a Sedgwick County Deputy Sheriff and served from 1949-1954. In 1958, Miller was elected Sedgwick County Marshal and served two terms. He was elected Sedgwick County Sheriff in 1964 and re-elected twice. At the beginning of his second term, he graduated from Oklahoma City University Law School. In 1970, Miller was elected Kansas State Attorney General and served two terms. After an unsuccessful bid for governor, he started a private practice in Wichita, Kansas. From 1976-1980, he served as Sedgwick County Prosecuting Attorney.

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Vern Miller and Pearl Miller

A photograph of Vern Miller, Sedgwick County Marshal, and his mother Pearl Miller.

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Vern Miller

A photograph showing Vern Miller, Sedgwick County Marshal, looking at marijuana plants.

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Vern Miller

A photograph showing (l to r) Charlie Lutkie; Guy Goodwin; and Vern Miller, Sedgwick County Marshal, looking at confiscated alcohol.

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Vern Miller

A photograph showing Vern Miller, Sedgwick County Sheriff, inventorying confiscated alcohol.

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Vern Miller and Kansas Governor William Avery

A photograph showing Vern Miller, Sedgwick County Marshal, accepting a safety award from Kansas Governor William Avery.

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