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Johnny BAKER

Buffalo Bill Memorial Museum Cemetery
Jefferson County,
Colorado

January 13, 1869 - April 22, 1931
Cenotaph
Showman, Entertainer. Foster son of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody. Although his parents never allowed Cody to officially adopt him, he nevertheless travelled, worked and studied with Buffalo Bill from the age of 7 years, after the death of Cody's natural son, Kit Carson, in 1876 at the age of 5. Under Cody's tutelage he became the sharpshooter star of "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show in the United States and Europe, and later was manager and booker worldwide for the show until Cody's death in 1917. He then founded the Buffalo Bill Memorial Museum. (bio by: Mount Hope NY)
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Rochester
Monroe County
New York, USA
Plot: Section I, Lot 149

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Submitted: 2/19/14 • Approved: 2/19/14 • Last Updated: 3/23/17 • R36772-G0-S3

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