Fred Waite

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Birthday
28, 1853
Birthplace
New Mexico
Death Date
Sep 25, 1895 (41)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
28, 1853
Birthplace
New Mexico
Death Date
Sep 25, 1895 (41)

About

Chickasaw Indian who went from being an outlaw with Billy the Kid to a senator that represented his people in the inter-tribal Indian council.

Before Fame

He met Billy the Kid while working for the local cattle baron, John Turnstall, and after Turnstall's murder by the local lawman he embarked on a life of crime.

Trivia

Eventually he left Kid's gang to return to his people, where he served as the Chickasaw nation's attorney general, senator, and speaker of the house of representatives.

Family Life

He was born in Fort Arbuckle in the Indian Territory, to Thomas Waite and Catherine McClure.

Associated With

Gene Lockhart starred as one of his fellow gang members in the 1941 classic Billy the Kid.