TITLE

Ben Thompson

PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Great Gunfighters of the Wild West;2001, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Biography
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
The article profiles Ben Thompson, the first great Western gunfighter in the U.S. His family relocated from England to Austin, Texas in 1842. Thompson was involved in the pursuit for children kidnapped by Comanche raiders in 1860. The gunfighter was elected as city marshal in 1881. He was murdered in Vaudeville Theater in San Antonio.
ACCESSION #
19212153

 

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