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Legendary lawman Texas Ranger William A. A. "Big Foot" Wallace is born in 1817. A descendant of Scottish Highlanders William Wallace & Robert The Bruce. Half outlaw and half soldier Rangers fought both outlaws & Indians via google.com.

Legendary lawman Texas Ranger William A. A. "Big Foot" Wallace is born in 1817. A descendant of Scottish Highlanders William Wallace & Robert The Bruce. Half outlaw and half soldier Rangers fought both outlaws & Indians via google.com.

Seth Bullock, Sherrif - hardware store owner and U.S. Marshal famous for his tenure In Deadwood S.D. - born in Windsor, Ontario

Seth Bullock, Sherrif - hardware store owner and U.S. Marshal famous for his tenure In Deadwood S.D. - born in Windsor, Ontario

Frank Dalton 1859-1887  US Deputy Marshall in Fort Smith, Ark. Described as"one of the most brave and efficient officers".  Was killed on Nov.27th 1887 while trying to arrest Dave Smith.  Frank Dalton was older brother of the Dalton Brothers.

The Dalton Brothers – Lawmen & Outlaws

Though the Dalton brothers are best known for making their livings robbing trains and banks, some of them actually worked as lawmen.

1890's Arizona, Sheriff George Ruffner.

Gearfire: Largest Online Firearms and Accessories Store

Gearfire is the world's largest online Guns, Ammo, and Firearms Retailer. Shop Hunting, Tactical, and Accessories online at Gearfire

The 1946 Texarkana Moonlight Murders...Company B of the Texas Rangers arrived in Texarkana, led by the colorful and well known, Captain M.T. "Lone Wolf" Gonzaullas. The Texas Rangers had a reputation of not stopping an investigation until the criminal was caught. Gonzaullas questioned the members of the Rythmaires. His presence in Texarkana added to the newspaper coverage of the case, though it appears that cooperation between the various law enforcement agenices was not good.

The 1946 Texarkana Moonlight Murders...Company B of the Texas Rangers arrived in Texarkana, led by the colorful and well known, Captain M.T. "Lone Wolf" Gonzaullas. The Texas Rangers had a reputation of not stopping an investigation until the criminal was caught. Gonzaullas questioned the members of the Rythmaires. His presence in Texarkana added to the newspaper coverage of the case, though it appears that cooperation between the various law enforcement agenices was not good.

Stephen F. Austin, Father of the Texas Rangers, Hall of Fame inductee

Stephen F. Austin - Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum

Stephen F. Austin 1793 – 1836 Stephen Fuller Austin, born in southwestern Virginia, is often called the Father of Texas. He can also be called the Father of the Texas Rangers as he founded the earliest precursor of the famous law enforcement organization. In 1820, during the last year of Spain’s control of Mexico and Texas, […]

John B. Jones (December 22, 1834 – July 19, 1881) was a Confederate army officer and Texas Ranger captain. Born in Fairfield, South Carolina, his family moved to the Republic of Texas in 1838. In 1874, and after a short incursion in politics, he accepted the offer of commanding a newly formed branch of the Texas Rangers, named the “Frontier Battalion.” This force had the special task of stopping the numerous Indian raids and enforcing the law within the territory of the State.

John B. Jones (December 22, 1834 – July 19, 1881) was a Confederate army officer and Texas Ranger captain. Born in Fairfield, South Carolina, his family moved to the Republic of Texas in 1838. In 1874, and after a short incursion in politics, he accepted the offer of commanding a newly formed branch of the Texas Rangers, named the “Frontier Battalion.” This force had the special task of stopping the numerous Indian raids and enforcing the law within the territory of the State.

The Life of Everett Ewing Townsend by Lewis H. Saxton and Clifford B. Casey (1958). "Although some attention has been given to the service of Everett Ewing Townsend as a Texas Ranger, comparatively little is known of the contributions which he made to his State as a mounted customs inspector, sheriff and promoter of law and order, as a state legislator, and in the acquisition and development of the Big Bend National Park." (Acknowledgements)

Everett Townsend - Big Bend National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

Everett Townsend: The Father of Big Bend National Park

Deputies Bat Masterson (standing) and Wyatt Earp in Dodge City, 1876. The scroll on Earp's chest is a cloth pin-on badge.

Deputies Bat Masterson (standing) and Wyatt Earp in Dodge City, 1876. The scroll on Earp's chest is a cloth pin-on badge.