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Texas Jack Omohundro
John Baker Omohundro
July 26, 1846
|Died||June 28, 1880
|Occupation||Scout, Cowboy, Hunter, Actor|
John Baker Omohundro (July 26, 1846 – June 28, 1880), also known as "Texas Jack", was an American frontier scout, actor, and cowboy. Born in rural Virginia, he served in the Confederacy during the American Civil War and, later, as a civilian scout for the US Army during the Indian Wars. Before his untimely death, Texas Jack became a legendary figure in the American Old West as a Western showman performing dramas on the stage throughout the country, and was immortalized in dime novels published around the world.
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