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D. M. "Bud" Ballew
Birth: 1877
Death: May 5, 1922

Western Lawman. Born David Monticello Ballew, he was a most controversial and effective Ardmore, Oklahoma Territory Deputy Sheriff. A very noted gun fighter, he first made headlines killing Pete Bynum who was in the middle of a holdup. Later he killed outlaws Steve Talkington for resisting arrest, James Perle and two men named Hignote and Mills for attempting to escape custody. But it wasn't just outlaws, in a long standing feud with fellow lawman Don Braziel, Ballew shot him dead when he pulled his gun on him. He met his demise on May 5, 1922, in a deadly shoot-out in Wichita Falls, Texas, when police Chief J.W. McCormick tried to arrest Ballew for disturbing the peace. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Bryant Young Ballew (1843 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  Fannie Ballew (1882 - 1955)
 
 Children:
  Dorris Letcher Ballew (1904 - 1962)*
 
 Sibling:
  Hattie Electra Ballew Gauntt (1874 - 1964)*
  D. M. Ballew (1877 - 1922)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lone Grove Cemetery
Lone Grove
Carter County
Oklahoma, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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