People of the Old West
is a list of notable law enforcement officials of the American
frontier popularly known as the American Old West. They occupied
positions as sheriff, marshal, Texas Rangers, Arizona Rangers
This is a list of known outlaws and others of the American
frontier popularly known as the "Wild West". Because many of
those listed have been wanted by authorities at one time or
another such as former horse thief Wyatt Earp, or Marshal turned
outlaw Burt Alvord, they have been separated into those groups
of which they last acted. These lists include outlaws and
The following list of cowboys and cowgirls from the frontier era
of the American Old West (approximately 1830 to 1910) was
compiled to show examples of the cowboy and cowgirl genre.
The list includes the U.S. Military in the Old West and American Indian leaders in
the Old West.
Jesse Chisholm - was an Indian trader, guide, and
interpreter, born in the Hiwassee region of Tennessee, probably
in 1805 or 1806. The Chisholm Trail is named after him.
William Frederick Cody, known as
Buffalo Bill, was a buffalo hunter, U.S. army scout, and an
Indian fighter. But he is probably best known as the man who
gave the Wild West its name.
was an American peace officer in
various Western frontier towns, farmer, teamster,
buffalo hunter, gambler, saloon-keeper, miner and boxing