Wild Bill Hickok Death Cause and Date

Wild Bill Hickok’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) May 27, 1837

Death Date August 2, 1876

Age of Death 39 years

Cause of Death Murder

Profession Law Enforcement Officer

The law enforcement officer Wild Bill died at the age of 39. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Western sheriff who brought law and order to Kansas towns and went on many adventures. He also spied for the Union Army and gained fame as an actor after the war.

He married Agnes Thatcher Lake in March 1876, but promptly left a few months later to pursue a fortune in South Dakota.

Quotes

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I have quit chewing tobacco and don’t touch any lager beer, and I don’t speak to the girls at all. I am getting to be a perfect hermit; my fiddle, my dog, and my gun I almost worship.

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I don’t like to talk about that McCanles affair. It gives me a queer shiver whenever I think of it, and sometimes I dream about it and wake up in a cold sweat.

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How to get over the river was the bother. At last, after thinking a heap about it, I came to the conclusion that I always did: that the boldest plan is the best and safest.

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There has been two awful fights in town this week. You don’t know anything about such fighting at home as I speak of; this is no place for women and children, yet, although they all say it is so quiet here… if a man fights in Kansas and gets whipped, he never says anything more about it. If he does, he will get whipped for his trouble.

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Harness mules and oxen, but give a horse a chance to run.

Wild Bill Hickok Death Cause and Date