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 Jerry “Ky-yo-Kosi” Potts

Jerry “Ky-yo-Kosi” Potts

Birth
Montana, USA
Death 13 Jul 1896 (aged 55–56)
Fort Macleod, Claresholm Census Division, Alberta, Canada
Burial Fort Macleod, Claresholm Census Division, Alberta, Canada
Plot NWMP Field of Honour Plot 19
Memorial ID 10943 · View Source
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Legendary hunter, warrior and guide of the Canadian Plains. Lead the North West Mounted Police to notorious whiskey forts and helped them establish Fort MacLeod, the Mounties' first post, in Alberta. A hero to the Blackfoot Confederacy and a NWMP special constable, he taught both sides about the other, helped negotiate treaties, kept the peace.


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SPL/CONST. INTPR.-GUIDE
JERRY POTTS
N.W.M.P.

[NWMP Crest]


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 15 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10943
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jerry “Ky-yo-Kosi” Potts (1840–13 Jul 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10943, citing Union Cemetery, Fort Macleod, Claresholm Census Division, Alberta, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .