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Fearless Dave Allison Border Lawman A Transitional Lawman On A Transitional Frontier

By: Alexander, Bob

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Silver City NM, High Lonesome Books, 2003

Edition: First Edition


285 pages, photos, SIGNED by the author, limited to 500 copies. "At 27, William Davis "Dave" Allison became the youngest sheriff in the State of Texas, elected at Midland County in 1888. He was still wearing a badge when gunned down by infamous cattle rustlers Hill Loftis (aka Tom Ross) and Milton Paul Good in 1923. Between times he was 6 times an elected sheriff; a member of the Texas Rangers and Arizona Rangers; Chief of Police at Roswell, New Mexico; pers... View more info

John H. Behan Sacrificed Sheriff With An Introduction By Paul Mitchell Marks

By: Alexander, Bob

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Silver City NM, High Lonesome Books, 2002

Edition: First Edition


307 pages, photos, SIGNED by the author, limited to 500 copies, light fade to jacket spine. "Behan was a true frontiersman of the early Arizona Territory. Long portrayed as a villain in the Tombstone conflicts, and the nemesis of Wyatt Earp, Sacrificed Sheriff presents the story of a 40-year lawman and public servant who was skilled with gun and horse, yet who consistently fought crime and arrested bad guys without killing anyone. Behan also was a Civil War volunteer... View more info

Rawhide Ranger Ira Aten Enforcing The Law On The Texas Frontier

By: Alexander, Bob

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Denton, University of North Texas Press, 2011

Edition: 1st Edition


452 pages, photos. "Ira Aten (1862-1953) was the epitome of a frontier lawman. When as a youth he heard of the killing by Rangers of the notorious outlaw Sam Bass at Round Rock, Aten's neighborhood, he altered his plans of being a cowboy and instead set his sights on becoming a Texas Ranger. At age twenty he enrolled in Company D during the transition of the Rangers from Indian fighters to topnotch peace officers. This unit-and Aten-would have a lively time making th... View more info