Pat Garrett, lawman who killed Billy the Kid

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

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

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

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--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 | Cowboys, Native American, American History, Wild West, American Indians | thewildwest.org

Pat Garrett | Cowboys, Native American, American History, Wild West, American Indians | thewildwest.org

Sheriff Pat Garrett shoots Henry McCarty, popularly known as Billy the Kid, to death at the Maxwell Ranch in New Mexico. Garrett, who had been tracking the Kid for three months after the gunslinger had escaped from prison only days before his scheduled execution, got a tip that Billy was holed up with friends. While Billy was gone, Garrett waited in the dark in his bedroom. When Billy entered, Garrett shot him to death. Back on April 1, 1878, Billy the Kid ambushed Sheriff William Brady and…

Sheriff Pat Garrett shoots Henry McCarty, popularly known as Billy the Kid, to death at the Maxwell Ranch in New Mexico. Garrett, who had been tracking the Kid for three months after the gunslinger had escaped from prison only days before his scheduled execution, got a tip that Billy was holed up with friends. While Billy was gone, Garrett waited in the dark in his bedroom. When Billy entered, Garrett shot him to death. Back on April 1, 1878, Billy the Kid ambushed Sheriff William Brady and…

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's wife, holding the gun he used to kill Billy the Kid

Pat Garrett's wife, holding the gun he used to kill 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.

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 & Billy the Kid Photograph

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

Orrin Porter Rockwell (June 28, 1813 or June 25, 1815 – June 9, 1878) was a figure of the Wild West period of American History and a law man in the Utah Territory. Nicknamed Old Port and labeled "the Destroying Angel of Mormondom", during his lifetime he was as famous and controversial as Wyatt Earp or Pat Garrett.

Orrin Porter Rockwell (June 28, 1813 or June 25, 1815 – June 9, 1878) was a figure of the Wild West period of American History and a law man in the Utah Territory. Nicknamed Old Port and labeled "the Destroying Angel of Mormondom", during his lifetime he was as famous and controversial as Wyatt Earp or Pat Garrett.

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.

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