Hall of Great Westerners

greatwesternersThe history of the American West is one of extraordinary human achievement and moral purpose. Its people and their lives have held a pervasive, enduring appeal not only in the United States, but throughout the world.
The more than 200 men and women honored within the Hall of Great Westerners represent the heart and spirit of this virile Western heritage and embody a precious and immutable legacy. Explorers, Native American leaders, writers, poets, statesmen and others who have revered the land, cherished freedom of individuality, inspired their fellow man, and found the strength of character to overcome tremendous adversity find a home within this unique and enduring national memorial.

Inductees are recognized with a permanent wall placard located in the Edward L. Gaylord Exhibition Wing.

Criteria for individuals selected for induction into the Hall
of Great Westerners

Criteria for individuals selected for induction into the Hall
of Great Westerners of the National Cowboy & Western
Heritage Museum® will have made outstanding
contributions based on one or more of the following
criteria:
1. Exceptional contribution to the advancement of Western heritage and
traditions over a lifetime.
2. Individuals who promote America’s rich Western heritage through their
leadership and patronage of art, business industry, environmental,
education, humanitarian, government or philanthropic organizations.
3. Achievement of national significance and historic relevance.
4. Exemplification of the traditional Western ideals of honesty, integrity and
self-sufficiency over a lifetime.

 

Name Vital Information Year Awarded Notes
Ackerman, Jasper D. 1896-1988 1978, Colorado Cattleman; Rancher; Banker; Philanthropist
Adams Sr., Horace Greeley 1862-1933 1997, Kansas Businessman; Farmer; Cattleman
Adams, Jr., Raymond E. 1931-2009 2017, KS Cattleman, Banker
Ahumada, Ramon 1868-1926 1958, Arizona Rancher
Altube, Pedro 1826-1904 1960, Nevada Father of Basques in America; Rancher
Arrington, George Washington 1844-1923 2003, Texas Texas Ranger; Ranch Manager
Ash, Ben C. 1851-1946 1959, South Dakota Frontiersman; Peace Officer
Austin, Stephen Fuller 1793-1836 1958, Texas Colonizer; Secretary of the Republic of Texas; Rancher
Autry, Gene 1907-1998 1980, Texas/Oklahoma Entertainer
Baber, William Hugh 1893-1968 1971, California Livestock and Farming
Bair, Charles Monroe 1857-1943 1975, Montana Livestock
Baldrige, Malcolm 1922-1987 1984, Nebraska U.S. Secretary of Commerce
Barby, Otto Carl 1865-1954 1958, Oklahoma Homesteader; Conservationist
Barker, Squire Omar 1894-1985 1978, New Mexico Poet; Author
Barnes, Will Croft 1858-1936 1961, Arizona Cowman; Politician; Writer: Medal of Honor Receipent
Beale, Edward Fitzgerald 1822-1893 1958, At Large (California) Surveyor; Indian Agent; Ranch
Bellmon, Henry 1921-2009 2005, Oklahoma Governor; Senator
Bent, William W. 1809-1869 1960, Colorado Frontiersman; Indian Trader
Berry, Thomas Jefferson 1879-1951 1962, South Dakota Cattleman; Political Leader
Bixby, Fred Hathaway 1875-1952 1958, California Rancher; Philanthropist, Livestock Official
Blizzard, Warren Lale 1888-1954 1958, At Large (Oklahoma) Animal husbandry
Boettcher, Charles 1852-1948 1963, Colorado Businessman; Banker; Rancher
Boice, Frank Seymour 1894-1956 1958, At Large (Arizona) Rancher; Cattle Industry Leader
Borein, John Edward 1872-1945 1971, At Large (California) Western Artist
Bradley, Lewis Rice 1806-1879 1959, Nevada Cattleman; Governor
Bratt, John P. 1842-1918 1959, Nebraska Rancher; Politician; Land Developer
Bridger, Jim 1804-1881 1976, At Large Trapper; Frontiersman; Scout
Briscoe, Dolph Jr. 1923-2010 2004, Texas Rancher; Philanthropist; Governor
Brite, Lucas Charles 1860-1941 1997, Texas Livestock Breeder
Brown, Lieutenant General Charles W. 1932-2007 2014, Nebraska Rancher; Military
Browning, J. Ernest 1899-1984 1991, Arizona Quarter Horse
Buckley, J. M. 1878-1962 1964, North Dakota Cowboy; Horseman; Ranch Forman.
Burnett, Samuel Burk 1849-1922 1969, Texas Cattleman; Rancher
Burnett, Thomas Loyd 1871-1938 1978, Texas Cattleman
Bursum, Holm Olaf 1867-1953 1965, New Mexico Rancher; Civic Leader
Calhoon, Wina Rae 1894-1986 2004, Oklahoma Pioneer; School Teacher
Carey, Joseph Maull 1845-1924 1959, Wyoming Territorial and State Official, U.S. Senator; Rancher
CArizonaier, Henry Hallowell 1885-1963 1965, Nevada Civic Leader; Rancher; Businessman
Carroll, Floyd Eugene 1893-1969 1998, Wyoming Veterinarian; Stunt rider
Carson, Christopher "Kit"Houston 1809-1868 1959, At Large (Colorado) Expedition Guide; Frontiersman
Casement, Dan Dillon 1868-1953 1958, Kansas Cattleman; Live Stock Association Organizer
Cather, Willa Sibert 1873-1947 1974, Nebraska Novelist; Writer
Chain, Ralph 1927 2011, Oklahoma Cattleman; Agro-Tourism Pioneer
Chapman, James Allen 1881-1966 1968, Oklahoma Oil Pioneer; Philanthropist
Chisholm, Jesse 1805 or 6-1868 1974, At Large (Oklahoma) Scout; Trader; Interpreter
Chisum, John Simpson 1824-1884 1958, New Mexico Cattleman; Trail Driver
Chouteau, Jean Pierre 1758-1849 1975, At Large (Oklahoma) Fur Trader; Indian Agent; Frontiersman
Clark, William 1770-1838 1965, At Large (Virginia) Military Officer; Co-leader of Lewis & Clark Expedition
Clark, Badger 1883-1957 1989, South Dakota Cowboy Poet
Clark Jr., Joshua Reuben 1871-1961 1962, Utah Farmer; Cattleman; Politician
Clarkson, Al 1866-1957 1961, South Dakota Horse Breeder; Cattleman
Clay, John 1851-1934 1961, At Large Cattleman; Businessman
Cody, William "Buffalo Bill"Frederick 1846-1917 1958, At Large (Nebraska) Pony Express Rider; Scout; Showman
Coffee, Charles Franklin 1847-1935 1966, Nebraska Rancher; Banker; Cattleman
Colcord, Charles Francis 1859-1934 1959, Oklahoma Rancher; City Builder; Civic Leader
Collins, Charles E. 1869-1944 1960, Colorado Cowboy; Cattleman
Connolly, William 1861-1946 1963, North Dakota Rancher
Cook, James Henry 1857-1942 1960, Nebraska Trail Driver; Scout; Rancher
Craig, James Taylor 1862-1930 1963, South Dakota Cattleman
Creighton, Edward 1820-1874 1958, Nebraska Telegraph Builder
Crowley, Matt 1875-1955 1960, North Dakota Cattleman; Conservationist; Public Official
Culberson, Victor 1863-1930 1958, New Mexico Cattleman
Currie, Alex 1859-1937 1959, North Dakota Stockman; Horse and Cattle Breeder
Curtiss, Charles Franklin 1863-1947 1959, At Large (Iowa) Dean of agriculture; Livestock Breeder
Dahlman, James Charles 1856-1930 1964, Nebraska Mayor; Cattleman; Sheriff
Darby, Harry 1895-1987 1978, Kansas Industrialist; Senator; Rancher
Daulton, Henry Clay 1829-1893 1958, California Rancher; Miner; Public Official
Davis, J. Leslie 1919-2001 2000, New Mexico Rancher
Davis, Linda Mitchell 1930 2000, New Mexico Rancher
Denny, Arthur Armstrong 1822-1899 1962, Washington Founder of Seattle; Merchant; Public official
Dobie, James Frank 1888-1964 1965, Texas Author; Texas Folklorist
Dodge, Grenville Mellen 1831-1916 1963, At Large Soldier; Engineer; Railroad Builder; Author
Dominguez, Don Manuel 1803-1882 2005, California Rancher; Businessman; Politician
Douglas, Lewis W. 1894-1974 2002, Arizona Politician; Public Servant
Dressler, Fred H. 1898-1997 1982, Nevada Cattleman
Drummond, Frederick F. 1931 2006, Oklahoma Cattleman; Banker
Eade, Wes C. 1874-1960 1961, California Cattleman
Eade, Kenneth 1906-2000 2013, California Rancher; Stockman
Eaton, Howard 1851-1922 1983, Wyoming Dude Rancher
Edmunds, Newton 1819-1908 1964, South Dakota Territorial Governor
Eisenhower, Dwight David 1890-1969 1973, At Large Military General; U.S. President
Evans, John 1814-1897 1963, Colorado Physician; Businessman; Public official
Farr, W.D. 1910-2007 2007, Colorado Rancher; Banking; Water Development
Fitzpatrick, Thomas "Broken Hand" 1799-1854 2004, Missouri Fur Trader; Mountain Man; Indian Agent
Flake, William Jordan 1839-1932 1959, Arizona Colonizer; Cattleman
Floyd, Calvin W. 1872-1955 1958, Kansas Cattleman; Banker
Follis, James William 1865-1950 1967, North Dakota Cattleman
Ford, Robert Simpson 1842-1914 1958, Montana Cattleman
Forster, Don Juan 1814-1882 1996, California California Ranchero
Franklin, Dr. O M 1886Ð1973 2011, Texas Cattleman; Research Veterinarian
Fremont, John Charles 1813-1890 2000, California Explorer
French, Peter 1849-1897 1966, Oregon Cattleman
Gates, John Warne 1855-1911 1972, At Large Promoter; Speculator; Industrialist
Gaylord, Edward King 1873-1974 1974, Oklahoma Publisher; Philanthropist
Giannini, Amadeo Peter 1870-1949 1963, California Banker
Gilcrease, William Thomas 1890-1962 1971, Oklahoma Oilman; Banker; Art Collector
Goldwater, Barry Morris 1909-1998 1991, Arizona Senator; Presidential Candidate
Goodall, John W. 1857-1931 1958, North Dakota Cattleman; Sheriff
Gooding, Frank Robert 1859-1929 1958, Idaho Stockman; Public Official
Goodman, John 1920 2014, Arizona Horse Breeder and Trainer
Goodnight, Charles 1836-1929 1955, At Large (Texas) Cowman; Plainsman
Grandin PhD, Temple 1947 2012, Colorado Vetenarian; Author; Consultant Animal Behavior
Grant, George 1822-1878 1961, Kansas Colonizer; Cattleman
Grey, Pearl Zane 1872-1939 1977, At Large Author
Guerra, Enrique 1929-2016 2016, TX
Hailey, John 1835-1921 1958, Idaho Stockman; Public official; Plainsman
Hale, John Dickinson 1847-1929 1966, South Dakota Cattleman; Political leader
Haley, James Evetts 1901-1995 1990, Texas Author
Hamblin, Jacob 1819-1886 1958, Utah Mormon Missionary; Colonizer
Hansen, Clifford P. 1912-2009 1995, Wyoming Banker; Rancher; Politician
Harper, Jesse C. 1883-1961 1962, Kansas Cattleman
Haythorn, Howard C. 1929 2008, Nebraska Cattleman; Quarter Horse Breeding
Hearst, George 1820-1891 1996, California Philanthropist
Hearst, Phoebe 1927-2012 1996, California Philanthropist
Hill, James Jerome 1838-1916 1958, At Large (Minnesota) Railroad Builder
Hinkle, James Fielding 1862-1951 1964, New Mexico Cattleman
Hitch, James Kerrick 1855-1921 1962, Oklahoma Rancher
Hitch Sr., Henry Charles 1884-1967 1972, Oklahoma Cattleman
Holden, Harold T. 1940- 2017, OK Artist
Holdrege, George Ward 1847-1926 1965, Nebraska Railroad Builder; Cattleman
Holler, D. C."Rusty" 1920-1999 1997, Wyoming Rancher
Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz 1826-1900 1960, At Large (Kansas) Railroad Builder; Town Founder
Hollister, William Welles 1818-1886 1959, California Stockman; Civic Developer
Holt, John M. 1848-1913 1960, Montana Cattleman
Hooker, Henry Clay 1828-1907 1960, Arizona Cattleman
Houston, Samuel 1793-1863 1960, At Large (Texas) Soldier; Statesman
Huffman, Laton Alton 1854-1931 1976, Montana Photographer
Hughes, John 1933-2013 2015, Oklahoma Cattleman
Huntington, Collis Potter 1821-1900 1968, California Railroad Magnate; Capitalist
Hyatt, Samuel Calhoun 1891-1978 1978, Wyoming Rancher
Ikard, Bose 1847-1929 1999, Texas African American Cowboy; Trail Driver
Iliff, John Wesley 1831-1878 1960, Colorado Cattleman
Irvine, William C. 1852-1924 1965, Wyoming Stockman; Civic Leader; State Developer
Ivins, Anthony Woodward 1852-1931 1958, Utah Cattleman; Church Official; Civic Leader
James, Will 1892-1942 1992, Nevada Writer; Artist
Jeffers, Myron D. 1833-1900 1963, Montana Cattleman
Johnson Sr., Ben 1896-1952 1961, Oklahoma Cattleman; Ranchman; Champion Steer roper
Jones, Charles Jesse "Buffalo" 1844-1919 1959, Kansas Plainsman; Buffalo Hunter; Conservationist
Jones, Tom 1868-1949 1961, South Dakota Cattleman; Rancher; Roundup Boss
Jones, L. L. 1879-1954 1964, Kansas Cattleman; Veterinarian
Joseph, Nez Perce Chief 1840-1904 1973, At Large (Oregon) Tribal Leader
Justin Jr., John S. 1917-2001 1999, Texas Bootmaker
Keith, Morell Case 1823-1899 1962, Nebraska Cattleman
Kendrick, John Benjamin 1857-1933 1958, Wyoming Governor and U.S. Senator
Kenedy, Mifflin 1818-1895 1960, Texas Cattleman; Rancher; Railroad builder
Keogh, Frank 1877-1955 1965, North Dakota Cattleman
Kielhorn, Emil C. 1876-1946 1963, Kansas Farming; Livestock
King, Richard 1824-1885 1959, At Large (Texas) Founder of King Ranch; Steamboat Captain
Kingsbury, Adkin Wallace 1842-1924 1971, Montana Stockman; Rancher
Kinkaid, Moses Pierce 1854-1922 1963, Nebraska Lawyer; Congressman
Kino, Eusebio Francisco 1644-1711 1963, Arizona Missionary; Explorer; Cattleman; Author; Priest
Kittredge, William 1876-1958 1966, Oregon Rancher
Kleberg Jr., Robert Justus 1896-1974 1975, Texas Livestock Breeding; Ranch Management
Knight, Jesse 1845-1921 1964, Utah Stockman; Entrepreneur
Kohrs, Carsten Conrad 1835-1920 1958, Montana Cattlemen
Lacey, John 1938 2013, California Rancher; Stockman
Lane, George 1856-1925 2016, Alberta
Lasater, Edward Cunningham 1860-1930 1961, Texas Pioneer Farmer and Rancher
Lea, Tom 1907-2001 1995, Texas Author; Illustrator; Artist
Lemmon, George Edward 1857-1946 1958, South Dakota Cattleman
Lewis, Meriwether 1774-1809 1965, At Large Explorer; Governor
Lillie, Gordon William "Pawnee Bill" 1860-1942 2010, Illinois Performer; Educator; Buffalo Hunter
Lincoln, Abraham 1809-1865 1972, At Large Frontiersman; President
Linderman, Frank Bird 1869-1938 2007, Montana Historian; Writer; Ethnologist
Lott, Mortimer Hewlett 1827-1920 1965, Montana Miner; Civic Developer
Loving, Oliver 1812-1867 1958, Texas Cattleman
Luna, Solomon 1858-1912 1963, New Mexico Stockman; Sheepman
Lytle, John Thomas 1844-1907 1966, Texas Rancher
Mabee, John & Lottie 1879-1961 1996, Texas Oklahoma Petroleum Industry
Mackenzie, Murdo 1850-1939 1981, Colorado Cattle Industry
Manning, Daniel 1845-1914 1961, North Dakota Cattleman; Rancher; Farmer; Miner
Marion, Anne W. 1938 2009, Texas Rancher; Philanthropist
Matthews, Sallie Reynolds 1861-1938 1981, Texas Author; Pioneer
Matthews, Watkins "Watt"Reynolds 1899-1997 1990, Texas Cattleman
Maxwell, Lucien Bonaparte 1818-1875 1959, New Mexico Cattleman; Banker
McClure, Jake 1902-1940 1955, At Large Rancher; Rodeo Performer
McCoy, Joseph Geiting 1837-1915 1967, Kansas Cattleman; Author
McGinty, William M."Billy" 1871-1961 2000, Oklahoma Rough Rider; Wild West Show Performer
McLeod, Charles Herbert 1859-1946 1964, Montana Merchant
Mears, Otto 1840-1931 1964, Colorado Pathfinder; Tollroad and Railroad Builder
Meeker, Nathan Cook 1814 or 17-1879 1970, Colorado Newspaperman; Colonizer
Merrick, Walter F. 1911-2006 2003, Oklahoma Horsemen
Miller, Henry 1827-1916 1958, At Large (California) Developer; Rancher
Miller, George Lee 1881-1929 1983, Oklahoma 101 Ranch
Miller, Joseph Carson 1868-1927 1983, Oklahoma Wild West Show; Ranching
Miller, Zachary Taylor 1878-1952 1983, Oklahoma Wild West Show; Ranching
Mitchell, Thomas Edward 1863-1934 1962, New Mexico Pioneer Cattleman
Mitchell, Albert Knell 1896-1980 1977, New Mexico Rancher; Cattleman
Moffatt, William Henry 1875-1963 1964, Nevada Stockman
Monahan, Earl Harrison 1899-1991 1990, Nebraska Rancher
Moore, John "Tex"Marcellus 1865-1950 1964, Texas Cowboy; Artist
Moorhouse, Bob 1947 2010, Texas Rancher; Horse Breeder; Photographer
Morris, Esther Hobart Slack 1814-1902 1973, Wyoming Women's Suffrage
Mossman, Burton C. "Cap" 1867-1956 1960, New Mexico Stockman
Muir, John 1838-1914 2006, California Conservationist; Writer
Myers, John Walker 1825-1901 1960, Wyoming Pioneer Trader; Cattleman
Noble, Sam 1925-1992 1996, Oklahoma Oilman; Philanthropist
Norris, Robert C. 1929 2014, Colorado Rancher; Horse Breeder
North, Frank Joshua 1840-1885 1958, Nebraska Military Leader; Cattleman
O'Connor, Sandra Day 1930 2001, Arizona Judge; Businessman
O'Donel, Charles M. 1860-1933 1966, New Mexico Ranch Manager
Orvis, Charles Bruce 1858-1955 1962, California Veterinarian; Stockman
Owens, Richard Roy 1881-1953 1960, California Cattleman
Palmer, William Jackson 1836-1909 1962, At Large Railroad Builder
Parker, John Palmer 1790-1868 2008, Hawaii Rancher; Conservationist; Industralist
Pauly, Peter 1871-1953 1968, Montana Cattleman; Banker
Paxton, William A. 1837-1907 1961, Nebraska Cattleman; Railroad Construction
Paxton, Chester 1909-2000 1998, Nebraska Rancher
Payne, Dave D. 1871-1969 1971, Texas Cattleman
Penrose, Spencer 1865-1939 2001, Colorado Businessman; Philanthropist
Perot, Henry Ross 1930 1985, Texas Businessman
Petry, Nicholas 1918-1999 2002, Colorado Cattleman; Philanthropist
Philip, James "Scotty" 1858-1911 1958, South Dakota Cattleman; Buffalo Preservationist
Phillips, Frederic Augustus 1869-1964 1967, Oregon Rancher; Cattleman; Farm Credit Leader
Poole, William Davis 1829-1911 1960, Kansas Cattleman
Porter, Henry Miller 1840-1937 1966, Colorado Telegraph Builder; Cattleman; Banker
Powell, John Wesley 1834-1902 1984, At Large Geologist; Ethnologist
Prowers, John Wesley 1838-1884 1963, Colorado Freighter; Merchant; Cattleman
Raine, William MacLeod 1871-1954 1959, At Large (Colorado) Writer; Novelist
Ralston, James Kenneth 1896-1989 1978, Montana Cowboy; Pioneer; Artist
Reagan, Ronald Wilson 1911-2004 1989, California Actor; Governor; U.S. President
Reeves, Bass 1838-1910 1992, Oklahoma Peace Officer
Remington, Frederic Sackrider 1861-1909 1960, At Large Artist; Sculptor; Illustrator
Reynolds, George Thomas 1844-1925 1974, Texas Cowman; Banker; Rancher
Rhodes, Eugene Manlove 1869-1934 1958, At Large (New Mexico) Author and Writer
Richards, Wilse L. 1862-1953 1958, North Dakota Stockman
Richards, Bartlett 1862-1911 1970, Nebraska Cattleman; Rancher
Riggs, Lynn 1899-1954 1965, Oklahoma Playwright; Author
Rogers, William "Will"Penn Adair 1879-1935 1955, At Large Cowboy; Humorist; Philosopher; Actor
Roosevelt, Theodore "Teddy" 1858-1919 1955, At Large (North Dakota) U.S. President; Cattleman; Conservationist
Rosser, Cotton 1928 2015, California Rodeo Producer
Rothrock, Frank Miles 1870-1957 1959, Washington Stockman
Ruffner, George C. 1862-1933 1958, Arizona Pioneer Lawman
Russ, Joseph 1825-1886 1965, California Stockman; Merchant
Russell, Charles Marion 1864-1926 1955, At Large (Montana) Artist
Russell, Hubbard Searles 1885-1963 1970, California Cattleman
Sacagawea, 1786-1884 1959, At Large Interpreter and Guide for Lewis & Clark
Sandoz, Mari 1896-1966 1998, Nebraska Author
Saunders, Joseph Benjamin 1901-1989 1979, Texas Oil Company Executive; Philanthropist
Schreiner, Charles A. 1838-1927 1964, Texas Cattleman
Scorup, John Albert 1872-1959 1960, Utah Cattleman; Church Leader
Sequoyah, Cherokee Indian 1770?-1843 1964, Oklahoma Linguist
Sieben, Henry 1847-1937 1961, Montana Cattleman
Simplot, J. R. 1909-2008 1996, Idaho Industrial Magnate
Simpson, Milward L. 1898-1993 1985, Wyoming Governor; U.S. Senator
Slaughter, John Horton 1841-1922 1964, Arizona Cattleman; Trail-driver; Sheriff
Smet, Pierre-Jean de 1801-1873 1968, At Large (Nebraska) Jesuit Missionary
Smith, Hiram Francis 1829-1893 1960, Washington Cattleman; Developer
Smith, Jedediah Strong 1799-1831 1964, At Large Explorer; Trader
Snipes, Benjamin Elam 1835-1906 1958, Washington Cattleman; Pioneer
Sparks, John 1843-1908 1958, Nevada Rancher; Politician; Governor
Spear, Willis M. 1862-1936 1970, Wyoming Cattleman
Splawn, Andrew Jackson 1845-1917 1958, Washington Cattleman; Civic Leader
Springer, Charles 1858-1933 1961, New Mexico Cattleman; Political Leader
Steagall, Red 1937 2003, Texas Cowboy Poet; Radio Host
Stevens, Isaac Ingalls 1818-1862 1962, Washington Military Leader; Territorial Governor
Stewart, William Morris 1827-1909 1964, Nevada Lawyer, Nevada Politician
Stickney, Victor Hugo 1855-1921 1966, North Dakota Physician
Story Sr., Nelson 1838-1926 1959, Montana Cattleman; Merchant
Stratton, Winfield Scott 1848-1902 1967, Colorado Miner; Community Builder
Strauss, Levi 1829-1902 1994, California Businessman
Stuart, Granville 1834-1918 1966, Montana Pioneer; Frontiersman
Survant, John 1864-1951 1962, Montana Cattleman; Merchant
Swan, Alexander Hamilton 1831-1905 1960, At Large Cattleman; Founder Omaha Union Stockyards Company
Swenson, Svante Magnus 1816-1896 1972, Texas Cattleman; Rancher
Tandy, Anne Burnett 1900-1980 1994, Texas Rancher; Philanthropist
Taylor, Jay Littleton 1902-1982 1982, Texas Cattle; Oil; Banking
Terrett, William Wiseham 1847-1922 1967, Montana Rancher; Cattleman
Thatcher, Mahlon Daniel 1839-1916 1963, Colorado Banker
Tilghman, William Matthew 1854-1924 1960, Oklahoma Lawman; Marshal
Tompkins, Charles Harland 1873-1957 1958, Oklahoma Cattleman; Rodeo Champion; Civic Leader
Turner, Frederick Jackson 1861-1932 2009, Wisconsin Educator; Historian
Voigt, Andrew 1867-1939 1962, North Dakota Cattleman; Rancher
Waggoner, Daniel 1828-1902 1959, Texas Pioneer Cattleman; Developer
Wallace, Benjamin Franklin 1860-1946 1963, Arizona Cattleman
Warren, Francis Emroy 1844-1929 1958, Wyoming Stockman; Governor; U.S. Senator
Warren, Conrad Kohrs 1907-1993 1989, Montana Rancher; Agriculturalist
Washakie, Chief 1798 (1804?)-1900 1979, Wyoming Tribal Leader; Artist
Webb, Walter Prescott 1888-1963 2012, Texas Historian, author
Wheeler, Daniel Clay 1840-1915 1958, Nevada Rancher; Civic Worker; Humanitarian
Whitcomb, Elias W. 1838-1915 1971, Wyoming Cattleman
Wieghorst, Olaf 1899-1988 1992, Arizona Artist
Wister, Owen 1860-1938 1976, At Large Novelist; Author
Worcester, Samuel Austin 1798-1859 1963, Oklahoma Missionary
York, 1770 (ca.) - 1832 (ca.) 2001, Kentucky African American Explorer- Lewis & Clark expedition
Young, Brigham 1801-1877 1958, At Large (Utah) Colonizer; Church Leader