Virgil Earp: Virgil had been appointed as the Deputy U.S. Marshal for eastern Pima County by U.S. Marshal Crawley Dake before the Earps arrived in Tombstone on December 1, 1879. Virgil ran for the office of Tombstone's city marshal (or police chief) in November 1880, but he lost to Ben Sippy. But when Sippy skipped town in June 1881, Virgil was appointed to replace him.
Virgil Earp's widow Allie in her 90's with author Frank Waters. She lived until 1947. She collaborated on a book with Waters that depicted her brother-in-law Wyatt Earp in a less than flattering light.