Pat Garrett and wife, Apolonaria. Born: Patrick Floyd Garrett on June 5, 1850 & died on February 28, 1908 Sheriff in New Mexico, bartender, and customs agent; killed Billy the Kid shot during an argument.
On the 29th February, 1908 : Died on this day : Patrick Floyd “Pat” Garrett was an American Old West lawman, bartender, and customs agent who was best known for killing “Billy the Kid”. He was also the sheriff of Lincoln County, New Mexico. Garrett met his maker on this day in 1908, in the desert east of Las Cruces, New Mexico. To this day, his death remains controversial.
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Pat Garrett was an American Old West lawman. He is best known for killing Billy the Kid in 1881, an act that eventually sullied his reputation as it was rumored to be an unfair fight. Garrett became friends with Theodore Roosevelt, who appointed him as a customs agent in El Paso, Texas. He retired to his ranch in New Mexico and was allegedly killed by Jesse Wayne Brazel.