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    William F. Claiborne (October 21, 1860 – November 14, 1882), was an American outlaw and gunfighter in the American Old West. He was one of the survivors of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, only to be killed in another unrelated shootout a year later.

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    • James Heuckeroth

      Billy Claiborne was with the Clantons and McLaurys at the OK Corral but slipped away when the Earps arrived.

    • Frans Thirion

      William F. Claiborne was an outlaw and gunfighter. He was one of the survivors of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. As a young man he worked for John Slaughter helping to drive his cattle from Texas to Tombstone in 1880. He worked as a ranch hand, miner and driver for a mining company. In 1881 William "Billy the Kid" Bonney was killed. After his death Claiborne demanded that others call him "Billy the Kid" causing him to kill one to three men who refused.

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