Wyatt Earp was a peace officer in the American West. He was best known for his role in the famous gun fight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona. Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp was born in Mammouth, Illinois. Earp worked as a buffalo hunter. During the 1870ís he served as a police officer in Wichita and Dodge City in Kansas. He died in 1929.
Geronimo was a warrior of the Chiricahua band of Apache Indians. He led attacks on settlers and soldiers in Mexico and the Southwestern United States during the 1870ís and 1880ís. Geronimo was born in what is now western New Mexico. About 1877, the U.S. government rounded up the Apaches and Geronimo and moved them to San Carlos Reservation in Arizona. In 1882, Geronimo and other Apaches escaped to the Sierra Madre in Mexico. Geronimo died in 1909.
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