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William Wallace "Billy" Calder
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Birth: Apr., 1873
Steubenville
Jefferson County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 1900
Lewistown
Fergus County
Montana, USA

Ranch hand "Billy" Calder was tried, convicted and executed by hanging for a robbery/murder in Lewistown, Montana. His execution took place in the Lewistown Jail Yard. His execution was the first and only "legal" hanging in Fergus County, Montana.
He was buried in the Lewistown City Cemetery and the wooden grave marker has long since disintegrated over time. 
 
Burial:
Lewistown City Cemetery
Lewistown
Fergus County
Montana, USA
 
Created by: Dave Jones
Record added: Jul 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27977850
William Wallace Billy Calder
Added by: Dave Jones
 
 
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In a scheme to steal Farquar McRae's flock of sheep, Billy Calder met McRae on the prairie, shot him in the forehead, burned the body and threw the ashes in the Musselshell River.
-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 4, 2013

-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 2, 2008
 
 
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