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William Marion "Bill" Dalton. Birth: 1865. Death: Jun. 8, 1894, Oklahoma. Western Outlaw. After his brothers met their demise while attempting to rob two banks at once in Coffeyville, Kansas, Bill Dalton (whose real name was Mason Frakes Dalton) hooked up with Bill Doolin to form the Doolin-Dalton gang. Their partnership was immortalized in the Eagles album 'Desperado.' Bill was killed by a posse near Elk, Oklahoma Territory.


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Robert "Bob" Dalton 1868-1892 Killed during an attempted double bank robbery in Coffeyville, Kansas along with brother, Gratten and Dick Broadwell and Bill Power. 1892

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This photograph was taken in 1895, and shows Calamity Jane. Calamity Jane was a colorful figure from the Old West. She was friends with Wild Bill Hickock, and in later years was a member of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Calamity Jane died on this day, August 1, in the year 1903. She was buried next to Wild Bill.

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