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Rufus Dudley Champion
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Birth: Sep. 29, 1859
Williamson County
Texas, USA
Death: May 27, 1893
Lusk
Niobrara County
Wyoming, USA

He was the brother of Nate Champion and was the last man to die in the Johnson County War. He was killed by Mike Shonsey near the Horseshoe Bar Ranch near Lusk, Wyoming. Shonsey's friends claim it was self-defense and Dud's friends claim it was murder. Bill Oneal's version in his book, "The Johnson County War" would seem to agree with Shonsey's version.
 
 
Burial:
Willow Grove Cemetery
Buffalo
Johnson County
Wyoming, USA
 
Created by: Tom Todd
Record added: Aug 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40965155
Rufus Dudley Champion
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