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Buffalo Bill

Buffalo BillAKA William Frederick Cody

Born: 26-Feb-1846
Birthplace: LeClaire, IA
Died: 10-Jan-1917
Location of death: Denver, CO
Cause of death: Kidney failure
Remains: Buried, Buffalo Bill Memorial Museum, Golden, CO

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Performance Artist, Military

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Wild West showman

Military service: US Army (1864-66 and 1868-72)

Father: Isaac Cody (d. 1857)
Mother: Mary Ann Laycock (d. 1863)
Sister: Martha Cody (b. 1835, d. 1858)
Sister: Julia Cody (b. 1843, d. 1928)
Sister: Eliza Cody (b. 1848, d. 1902)
Sister: Helen Cody (b. 1850, d. 1911)
Sister: May Cody Decker (b. 1853, d. 1926)
Brother: Samuel Cody (b. 1841, d. 1853)
Brother: Charles Cody (b, 1855, d. 1864)
Wife: Louisa Frederici (m. 6-Mar-1866)
Daughter: Arta Lucille Cody (b. 16-Dec-1866, d. 1904)
Son: Kit Carson Cody (b. 1870, d. 20-Apr-1876)
Daughter: Orra Maude Cody (b. Aug-1872, d. 24-Oct-1883)
Daughter: Irma Louise Cody (b. 9-Feb-1883, d. 1918)

    Congressional Medal of Honor 1872, revoked 1917, restored 1989
    National Cowboy Hall of Fame (1958)
    Bankruptcy 1913

Appears on postage stamps:
USA, Scott #2178 (15 cents, issued 6-Jun-1988)



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