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  • Sterling Simms, Titan of the West

    Sterling Simms grew up in New Rochelle, NY. He was a bright, curious boy, but after his father died when Sterling was 12, there was no money for college. Instead, Sterling went to work at the Western Union telegraph office when he was 16. He started …

  • William Keller Burton

    William Burton is the son of James H. Burton and Elizabeth Keller. He was born in Macon, GA in 1853. He attended Cambridge University in England before becoming an officer engineer in the Confederate Army. He was honorably discharged from the army when an …

  • Doctor Ezra Whitehall

    The posse met Dr. Ezra Whitehall on a train bound for Denver, CO. He was a retired surgeon living in Cheyenne. He was on his way to Salt Lake City to present his invention, the [[:angel-of-mercy|Angel of Mercy]], to Smith & Robards. It was designed as a …