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Claim To Fame : Crime Fighters and Lawyers

286 memorials found


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MG William Joseph “Wild Bill” Donovan

1 Jan 1883 – 8 Feb 1959

World War I Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient, US Diplomat....

Allen Welsh Dulles

7 Apr 1893 – 29 Jan 1969

US Diplomat, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director. He was...

Wyatt Earp

19 Mar 1848 – 13 Jan 1929

American Frontier Law Officer. Born in Monmouth, Illinois, he...

J. Edgar Hoover

1 Jan 1895 – 2 May 1972

American Law Figure. He served as director of the United States...

Thomas “Tom” Horn, Jr

21 Nov 1861 – 20 Nov 1903

Western Lawman, World Champion Steer Wrestler, Convicted...

Bat Masterson

26 Nov 1853 – 25 Oct 1921

American Western Frontier Figure, Journalist. Born William...

Allan Pinkerton

25 Aug 1819 – 1 Jul 1884

Detective. Born in the Gorbals area of Glasgow, Scotland, the son...

D. M. “Bud” Ballew

1877 – 5 May 1922

Western Lawman. Born David Monticello Ballew, he was a most...

Temple Lea Houston

12 Aug 1860 – 15 Aug 1905

Frontier Lawyer. At age 13, having lost both parents, he joined a...

Christian “Chris” Madsen

25 Feb 1851 – 9 Jan 1944

Deputy US Marshal and Folk Figure. Little is known of his early...

Judge Roy Bean

1825 – 16 Mar 1903

Western Law Figure. During the Civil War, he ran a blockade by...

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Sam Bean

18 May 1874 – 5 May 1907

Saloon Keeper, Folk Figure. Sam Bean was raised in Langtry,...

William Matthew “Bill” Tilghman, Jr

4 Jul 1854 – 1 Nov 1924

Deputy US Marshall and Folk Figure. As a young man growing up, he...

Harry Nicholson Morse

22 Feb 1835 – 11 Jan 1912

Western Lawman. Born in New York City, he relocated to California...

Samuel E. Sewall

28 Mar 1652 – 1 Jan 1730

Printer, Merchant, Legislator, Judge, Chief Justice. He arrived...

Virgil Walter Earp

18 Jul 1843 – 19 Oct 1905

Western Lawman. Born in Hartford Kentucky, he was brother to...

Buford Hayse Pusser

12 Dec 1937 – 21 Aug 1974

Folk Figure. He was the Sheriff of McNairy County, Tennessee, and...

Judge Isaac Charles Parker

15 Oct 1838 – 17 Nov 1896

US District Court Judge, Folk Figure. The youngest son of Joseph...

Frank Hamer

17 Mar 1884 – 10 Jul 1955

Western Lawman. Born in Fairview, Texas, he was working as a...

Clyde Anderson Tolson

22 May 1900 – 14 Apr 1975

Deputy Director Federal Bureau of Investigation. He carried out...

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