Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Bill
BornWilliam Frederick Cody
(1846-02-26)February 26, 1846
near Le Claire, Iowa, U.S.
DiedJanuary 10, 1917(1917-01-10) (aged 70)
Denver, Colorado, U.S.
Cause of deathKidney failure
Resting placeLookout Mountain, Golden, Colorado
39°43′57″N 105°14′17″W / 39°43′57″N 105°14′17″W / Grave of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody)
Other namesBuffalo Bill Cody
OccupationArmy scout, Pony Express rider, ranch hand, wagon train driver, buffalo hunter, fur trapper, gold prospector, showman
Known forBuffalo Bill Wild West shows which provided education and entertainment about bronco riding, handling bovine and equine livestock, roping, and other herdsmen skills seen in present day rodeos
Louisa Frederici (1843–1921) (m. 1866–1917)
  • Arta Cody (1866-1904)
  • Kit Carson Cody (1870-1876)
  • Orra Maude Cody (1872-1883)
  • Irma Louisa Cody Garlow (1883-1918)
Kit died of scarlet fever in April 1876, and his daughter Orra died in 1883
  • Isaac Cody
  • Mary Ann Bosnell Laycock Cody
AwardsMedal of Honor
Buffalo Bill Cody signature.svg

William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody (February 26, 1846 – January 10, 1917) was an American soldier, bison hunter and showman.

Early life

He was born in the Iowa Territory (now the U.S. state of Iowa), in Le Claire but he grew up for several years in his father's hometown in Canada before his family moved to the Kansas Territory.

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