|Birth: ||Apr., 1873|
|Death: ||Mar. 18, 1900|
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.
Lewistown City Cemetery
Created by: Dave Jones
Record added: Jul 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27977850
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.|
Added: Mar. 4, 2013
Added: Jul. 2, 2008