Sheriff who became famous for killing Billy the Kid and then writing about it.
He left home as a young man and found work as a cowboy in Dallas county, Texas.
His story has become one of the most well-known parts of wild west folklore.
His first wife, Juanita Gutierrez, passed away within a year of his marriage, so he married her sister in 1880.
He dedicated more than a year of his life to catching Billy the Kid.