Wyatt Earp died 84 years ago today. January 13, 1929.
Mrs. of New holds: a; 5. A, 8 10, J, 9; GUN. TOTIN' OFFICER DIES IN CALIFORNIA (I!y The Associated PICKS) LOS ANGELES, J a n . Earp, 78, gun toting peace officer Dodne City, Kansas, and Tombstone, Arizona, in frontier days whose colorful career Jed him through ft dozen fatal conflicts with "bad men" the old West, died hero Sunday. JEiJarp ami three brothers, Virgil, Morgan a n d Jim, together with Holiiday, were figures in the stormy days of Cochieo County, Arizona, where Tombstone is located. Their conflict with the Clunton gang of cowboys after which Morgan Earp was killed from ambush, and d ing which two famous gunmen was followed by an investigation. Thu Enrps, led by Wyatt, then Deputy U. R. marshal], were, exonerated on. the ground that they had acted as peace officers.