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This interactive biographical dictionary provides concise profiles of the men and women featured in THE WEST, as well as information about many individuals who are mentioned only in passing. In most cases, the profiles offer additional details about the lives of these historical figures, together with some comment on their significance for historians.

Click on a name below to read a biography.

Eaton, Fred
Field, Marshall
Fletcher, Alice
Gall
Gibbon, John
Gilpin, William
Glidden, Joseph F.
Goodnight, Charles
Haywood, William "Big Bill"
Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt (Chief Joseph)
Houston, Sam
Howard, Oliver O.


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