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Lena Wilson
Lena Wilson • 1 year ago

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.

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