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Pat Garrett, lawman who killed Billy the Kid

Pat Garrett, Lawman Who Killed Billy the Kid, Visits Washington and Teddy Roosevelt

Patrick Floyd "Pat" Garrett (June 5, 1850 – February 29, 1908) was an American Old West lawman, bartender, and customs agent who was best known for killing Billy the Kid.[2] He was also the sheriff of Lincoln County, New Mexico

Patrick Floyd "Pat" Garrett (June 5, 1850 – February 29, 1908) was an American Old West lawman, bartender, and customs agent who was best known for killing Billy the Kid.[2] He was also the sheriff of Lincoln County, New Mexico

Extremely rare photo of Billy when captured at Stinking Springs, December 24th 1880.  Pat Garrett is clearly recognisable extreme left and Bob Olinger is next to him.   Billy is on the extreme right where a deputy aims a Colt revolver at Billy's head.  One of Billy's compadres, Charlie Bowdre, had been killed in the encounter.

Extremely rare photo of Billy when captured at Stinking Springs, December 24th 1880. Pat Garrett is clearly recognisable extreme left and Bob Olinger is next to him. Billy is on the extreme right where a deputy aims a Colt revolver at Billy's head. One of Billy's compadres, Charlie Bowdre, had been killed in the encounter.

Pat Garrett was an American Old West lawman. He is best known for killing Billy the Kid in 1881, an act that eventually sullied his reputation as it was rumored to be an unfair fight. Garrett became friends with Theodore Roosevelt, who appointed him as a customs agent in El Paso, Texas. He retired to his ranch in New Mexico and was allegedly killed by Jesse Wayne Brazel.

Pat Garrett was an American Old West lawman. He is best known for killing Billy the Kid in 1881, an act that eventually sullied his reputation as it was rumored to be an unfair fight. Garrett became friends with Theodore Roosevelt, who appointed him as a customs agent in El Paso, Texas. He retired to his ranch in New Mexico and was allegedly killed by Jesse Wayne Brazel.

Pat Garrett's most famous kill did not come from a gun battle. In 1881, he snuck into Pete Maxwell’s house and shot notorious outlaw Billy the Kid to death. - from True West Magazine - #OldWest #WildWest

Pat Garrett's most famous kill did not come from a gun battle. In 1881, he snuck into Pete Maxwell’s house and shot notorious outlaw Billy the Kid to death. - from True West Magazine - #OldWest #WildWest

Pat Garrett  This photo was taken in the winter of 1887 near Roswell. This depicts Pat as he would have appeared while tracking the Rustlers in the winter of 1880.

Pat Garrett This photo was taken in the winter of 1887 near Roswell. This depicts Pat as he would have appeared while tracking the Rustlers in the winter of 1880.

Pat Garrett--an old man before his time because of hard living-- photo taken in the latter years of his life. He was killed at the age of 58.

Pat Garrett--an old man before his time because of hard living-- photo taken in the latter years of his life. He was killed at the age of 58.

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid Photograph

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

Outlaw "Dirty Dave" Rudabaugh, Dave Rudabaugh was the only outlaw said to have crossed paths with Dave Mather, Bat Masterson, Pat Garrett, Wyatt Earp, Billy The Kid and Doc Holliday.   Dave lived to be 31 years, 7 months and 4 days old.   Dave's decapitated head was placed on a stake for almost three weeks after his death.

The Outlaw "Dirty Dave" Rudabaugh

Outlaw "Dirty Dave" Rudabaugh, Dave Rudabaugh was the only outlaw said to have crossed paths with Dave Mather, Bat Masterson, Pat Garrett, Wyatt Earp, Billy The Kid and Doc Holliday. Dave lived to be 31 years, 7 months and 4 days old. Dave's decapitated head was placed on a stake for almost three weeks after his death.

Pat Garrett another famous Lawman born in Cusseta Alabama not far from Opelika Alabama was born June 5, 1850 and died February 29, 1908. Pat Garrett was famous for killing the Outlaw Billy the Kid.

Pat Garrett another famous Lawman born in Cusseta Alabama not far from Opelika Alabama was born June 5, 1850 and died February 29, 1908. Pat Garrett was famous for killing the Outlaw Billy the Kid.

Maxwell house and Officers Quarters, Fort Sumner, New Mexico where Billy the Kid was shot by Pat Garrett

Maxwell house and Officers Quarters, Fort Sumner, New Mexico where Billy the Kid was shot by Pat Garrett

Thomas O'Foliard.  Supposedly the Kid's best friend.  Was killed by Garrett in the winter of 1880.  Buried next to the Kid in Old Ft. Sumner, NM.

Thomas O'Foliard. Supposedly the Kid's best friend. Was killed by Garrett in the winter of 1880. Buried next to the Kid in Old Ft. Sumner, NM.