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Casey Tibbs
Birth: Mar. 5, 1929
Stanley County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Jan. 28, 1990
San Diego County
California, USA

Rodeo Figure. He was literally born in a log cabin on the family homestead on the Cheyenne River in rural South Dakota 50 miles from historic Ft Pierre. His education was obtained from the small rural school at nearby Orton. At the age of 14, he started riding in rodeos and by 15 was going from rodeo to rodeo entered in saddle bronc-riding competion where at 19, he became the youngest man ever to win the national title. He wrote a syndicated newspaper column for the Rodeo Sports News. Casey produced and starred in movies and was a regular in stunt work in television and the movies. His name has been used on streets, buildings and rodios. He retired to Romona, California and was still active in rodio activities until while watching the Super Bowl at his home, he passed away. His body was transported to South Dakota and is buried at Ft Pierre in the family plot.  (bio by: Paul S.) 
Family links: 
  John Ferguson Tibbs (1886 - 1948)
  Florence Merenda Leggett Tibbs (1889 - 1974)
  Thomas Glenn Tibbs (1909 - 1989)*
  Frank Eugene Tibbs (1912 - 1989)*
  Ancel Lee Tibbs (1914 - 2002)*
  Katherine Hazel Tibbs Hannum (1919 - 1994)*
  Casey Tibbs (1929 - 1990)
*Calculated relationship
Scotty Philip Cemetery
Fort Pierre
Stanley County
South Dakota, USA
Plot: Family Plot
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 12, 2003
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Casey Tibbs
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 Added: Mar. 5, 2016
We, at The Bryan Museum continue to celebrate the life of Casey Duane Tibbs!
- Margaret Moore
 Added: Nov. 21, 2015

- kay richardson
 Added: Oct. 3, 2015
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