Pat Garrett

Dossier

Patrick Floyd Garrett

 

DoB: June 5, 1847

Died: February 28, 1908

CoD: Ambushed – Shot 3 times near Las Cruses, NM

Height:  6ft 2″

Weight: 230lbs

Head Shape: Cube form

Eyes: Blue

Ears: Smaller, stick out, squared.

Nose: Long with larger bulb below the tip

Mouth: Smaller sized with strong archer’s bow upper lip.

Chin: Broad square jaw line.

Shoulders: Moderate downward slope.

Ambush Suspect: Wayne Brazil

Buried: Las Cruces, New Mexico

 

During the Lincoln County, NM cattle-baron wars, the likes of Pat Garrett, William Brady, Dick Brewer, Wm. H. McCarty, Butch Cassidy, Sundance and many more played a major role in shaping the history of the West.

Front Row: Wm. H. Bonney, Lucien B. Maxwell, Dan Dedrick Back: Pat Garrett, James Ellsworth Lay / RJ Pastore Collection

Front Row: Wm. H. Bonney, Lucien B. Maxwell, Dan Dedrick
Back: Pat Garrett, James Ellsworth Lay
/ RJ Pastore Collection

They worked for various factions of a corrupt territory controlled by a few of the wealthiest men in America. The third riches man at that time was Lucien B. Maxwell who employed the best Regulators money would buy.

 

Par Garrett

Pat Garrett / RJ Pastore Collection

This was where six-gun justice had little to do with the truth, and some lawmen worked on opposing sides of a dispute. Take for example Sheriff William Brady and Deputy Dick Brewer, who died in the line of duty. They were both killed on opposites sides of a shootout, while serving arrest warrants.

Sheriff Brady (left) Sheriff Garrett (right) Deputy Brewer (rear) / RJ Pastore Collection

Sheriff Brady (left) Sheriff Garrett (right) Deputy Brewer (rear) / RJ Pastore Collection

 

Sheriff Pat Garrett

Sheriff Pat Garrett / The bulge of a cross-draw holster is visible under his jacket. / RJ Pastore Collection

 

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Pat Garrett / Public Image

 

Pat Garrett / Public image

Pat Garrett / Public image