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John Harris Behan
Birth: Oct. 24, 1845
Westport
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 7, 1912
Tucson
Pima County
Arizona, USA

John Behan was a strong Cowboy advocate and enemy of the Earp's and Doc Holliday, and on one occasion had Holliday arrested for taking part in a stage robbery that left two men dead. He was also the Cochise County Sheriff at the time of the legendary gunfight at the O.K. Corral. He died of Brights disease in Tucson. Like with Doc Holliday, the exact location of his grave has been lost. There is a memorial plaque in the Evergreen Cemetary in Tucson dedicated to this lawman and Cowboy sympathizer. (bio by: James Crawley) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Victoria Zaff Behan Randall (1853 - 1889)*
 
 Children:
  Henrietta Behan (1869 - 1877)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holy Hope Cemetery & Mausoleum
Tucson
Pima County
Arizona, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: James Crawley
Record added: Aug 12, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6682341
John Harris Behan
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he was born in Westport, Jackson Co MOfather#37782432 mother# 37782452
- Linda Dukes
 Added: May. 22, 2013
Evidently Holy Hope has very low standards.
- Arizona
 Added: May. 12, 2013
Here's to you, ya creep!
- Johnny Crawley
 Added: May. 11, 2013
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