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Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp

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Earp, Wyatt Berry Stapp (1848–1929), U.S. frontier lawman and folk hero. He was deputy sheriff and U.S. marshal in several Kansas and Arizona “cow towns.” He is most famous for taking part in the gunfight at O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Ariz. (1881).

See also: Western frontier life.

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