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Bill Pickett

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Birthday
5, 1870
Birthplace
Texas
DEATH DATE
Apr 2, 1932 (61)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
5, 1870
Birthplace
Texas
DEATH DATE
Apr 2, 1932 (61)

About

19th-century performer who was one of the pioneers of the American rodeo. In 1997, he was inducted into the Texas Trail of Fame. In 2003, he was inducted into the National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum and Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He began working on a ranch after ending his schooling in the fifth grade.

Trivia

He was inducted into the National Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame in 1971. He died after being kicked in the head by a bronco. 

Family Life

He had nine children with Maggie Turner.

Associated With

He performed with Buffalo Bill Cody in the famous 101 Ranch Wild West Show.