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The Resource Alias Frank Canton, by Robert K. DeArment

Alias Frank Canton, by Robert K. DeArment

Label
Alias Frank Canton
Title
Alias Frank Canton
Statement of responsibility
by Robert K. DeArment
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Here for the first time is the complete life story of the controversial lawman Frank Canton, born Joe Horner, who, after conviction and imprisonment for armed robbery, escaped to change his name and transform himself into an ambitious, hard-working peace officer pursuing felons all over the western frontier for almost half a century. Canton was active in widely separate sections of the country - Texas, Wyoming, Oklahoma, and Alaska - during the last quarter of the
  • Ultimate success as adjutant general of the new state of Oklahoma. Based on exhaustive study of primary materials - court records, contemporary periodicals, and Canton's own writings and memorabilia collected during his lifetime - this fast-paced, objective biography will give readers unique insights into the legendary Canton's eventful life and a better understanding of how the rule of law was brought to the West by six-guns
  • Nineteenth century and the first quarter of the twentieth. Western historian Robert K. DeArment has tracked down the facts of the mysterious Canton's early life and misdeeds in Texas; his participation in the Johnson County War as an agent of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association; his pursuit of the Daltons, Bill Doolin, and other outlaws in Oklahoma Territory; his experiences as a peace officer and gold prospector in Alaska; his career as a bounty hunter; and his
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F699.C36
LC item number
D43 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Alias Frank Canton, by Robert K. DeArment
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-378) and index
Control code
33133050
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 402 p.
Isbn
9780806128283
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
95039758
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 1997. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Alias Frank Canton, by Robert K. DeArment
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-378) and index
Control code
33133050
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 402 p.
Isbn
9780806128283
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
95039758
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 1997. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill., maps

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