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By James L. Coffey,Russell M. Drake,John T. Barnett

Graham Barnett was once killed in Rankin, Texas, on December 6, 1931. His dying introduced an finish to a storied profession, yet now not an finish to the legends that claimed he was once a gunman, a employed pistolero on either side of the border, a Texas Ranger recognized for questionable shootings in corporation B less than Captain Fox, a deputy sheriff, a bootlegger, and a potential “fixer” for either legislation enforcement and outlaw organisations. In actual lifestyles he used to be an exceptional cowboy, who supplied for his kin the way in which he may perhaps, and who did so through slipping seamlessly among the legislation enforcement neighborhood and the realm of unlawful liquor traffickers. tales say he killed unnumbered males at the border, yet he stood trial in basic terms two times and used to be acquitted either instances. Barnett lived within the 20th century yet carried with him the various attitudes of previous frontier Texas. between these ideals used to be that if there have been difficulties, a guy handled them without delay and forcefully—with a gun. His penchant to settle a rating with gunplay introduced him into war of words with Sheriff W. C. Fowler, a former pal, who shot Barnett with the latter’s personal submachine gun on personal loan. One modern summed it up most sensible: “Officers in West Texas acquired the easiest sleep that they had had in two decades that Sunday evening after Fowler killed Graham.”

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