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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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Robert Reddick "Bob" Dalton (1868 - Oct. 5, 1892) lawman & outlaw. His brother Frank was U.S. Deputy Marshal & Bob served with him on several posses. After Frank was killed, Bob became a Deputy Marshal in Arkansas. Accused of illegally selling whiskey to the Indians & discharge him from his position, he turned outlaw. He led an ill-fated Dalton Gang raid on two banks in Coffeyville, Kansas. Ambushed by town citizens Bob, Bill Power, Grat Dalton & Dick Broadwell were all killed.

William "Bill" Dalton 1866-1894 After the death of his brothers in Coffeyville; Bill Dalton became one of the leaders of the Doolin-Dalton Gang. Bill Dalton was killed by a posse on June 8, 1894 near Ardmore, Ok.

One of the Dalton Brothers (Dalton Gang) Emmett Dalton 1871-1937 Participated in bank robberies in Coffeyville, Kansas. He was wounded and the only survivior of the gunfight. He spent 14 1/2 years in prison before being pardoned.

U.S. Deputy Marshals These deputy marshals were sent from the federal court at Fort Smith, Arkansas to capture Ned Christie. Front row, l-r: Charles Copeland, Gideon S. "Cap" White. Back row, l-r: Bill Smith, Bill Ellis, Paden Tolbert, 1892 www.legendsofamer...

★Jesse James and his brother Frank as children

THE DALTON BROTHERS GANG BANK TRAIN ROBBERS MURDERERS. THE DALTON GANG LAYED OUT FOR VIEWING. EMMETT DALTON RECEIVED 23 GUNSHOT WOUNDS AND SURVIVED. HE SERVED 14 YEARS AND WENT ON TO BECOME A REAL ESTATE AGENT, AUTHOR, AND ACTOR AND DIED IN 1937 AT AGE 66.

Luckily for Wyatt Earp (inset), Jack Stilwell didn’t catch the lawman who murdered his brother Frank. Although there are no verified photos of Frank, the photo of Jack (left), a respected frontier scout, gives credence to the belief that Frank may not have been that bad.

Brothers - Frank and Jesse James