Arizona frontiersman who fought Indians and governed the wild town of Tombstone.
He governed the San Clemente, Arizona Indian Reservation with the Indian self-rule principles.
He was a Postal Inspector in Alaska and was charged with expanding long routes into the wilderness, which he carried out successfully over five months.
He grew up on a New York family farm, and his parents were of Dutch background.
A popular figure in stories of the Wild West, he was portrayed by Terry O'Quinn in the 1993 film Tombstone.