Early Lawmen & Outlaws
David Adams – US Deputy Marshal Muskogee, I. T., Western District
Elias Andrews – US Deputy Marshal, Creek Nation
Lee Atkins – Creek Indian U. S. Deputy Marshal, killed by Amos McIntosh in Creek Co.
Dee Ausmus, Sr. – Creek Co. Sheriff, born in Fincastle TN, Sapulpa OK
James Monroe Bailey – Justice of the Peace, Okmulgee Co. OK
Leo E. Bennett – US Marshal, 1897 – 1901, Northeast District, I.T.
Richard Berryhill – Capt. of the Eufaula District of the Creek Nation
Ray Bolton – One of the first Motorcycle Highway Patrol officers, Tulsa Co. OK
Charles O. Briggs – One of the first Motorcycle Highway Patrol officers, Tulsa Co. OK
Cumsey Bruner – Seminole Lighthorseman
Dave Bruner – Creek Lighthorseman
Heck Bruner – US Deputy Marshal; drowned in 1902 while swim across the Grand River
Thomas Bruner – Seminole Lighthorseman
John Carroll – US Marshal, Creek Nation
Samuel Checote – Creek Lighthorseman
Marshal Cook – City Marshal; killed in a gun battle sometime before 1938, Creek Co. OK
Henry F. Cooper – US Marshal, 1921 – 1926, Eastern OK District
Milo Creekmore – US Deputy Marshal, Indian Territory
William N. Ellis – Creek Co. Deputy Sheriff, 1909, US Deputy Marshal, 1914, Tulsa Co.
B. A. Enlow, Jr. – US Marshal, Eastern District, 1913 – 1917
R. D. Faught – US Deputy Marshal, Western District, Sapulpa I.T.
Noah Frank – Creek Indian U S Deputy Marshal, 1866 – 1941; was an Indian interpreter in the Court of Judge Parker; served under Pussyfoot Johnson until 1907; previously was special Indian police under George Hanna.
John Garrett – US Deputy Marshal; killed by the Buck gang, Okmulgee I. T.
Tom Grayson – Creek Lighthorseman
Edmund Harry – Capt. of Creek Lighthorseman
Pink Hawkins – Officer of Creek Lighthorseman
Samuel Haynes – U S Deputy Marshal; Creek Lighthorseman, 1857-1948
Micco Haikey – Officer of Creek Lighthorseman
Tiger Jack – Creek Lighthorseman
V. N. Johns – One of the first Motorcycle Highway Patrol officers, Tulsa Co. OK
Claude Johnson – Early Creek Co. lawman
Frank Jones – US Deputy Marshal, Creek Nation
Bud T. Kell – US Deputy Marshal, Creek Nation
Era A. Kelley – Tulsa Co. Sheriff killed by “Pretty Boy” Floyd near Bixby OK
Mark Kuykendall – Posseman; killed by Seaborn Kalijah in Creek Nation
Newton LeFlore – US Deputy Marshal, Creek Nation
Lon Lewis – US Marshall; Tulsa Co. first sheriff
W. J. McAnally – Beggs OK Chief of Police; killed by Matthew Kimes.
W. M. McCullough – Tulsa Co. Sheriff, Carried out Tulsa Co. only legal hanging. Amos Bell was executed March 31, 1911.
Crowder Nicks – US Deputy Marshal, Creek Nation
John S. O’Brein – US Deputy Marshal, Wagoner I. T.
Oktars-Sars-Har-Jo – Officer Creek Lighthorseman
George Phillips – US Marshal, Okmulgee Co.
Gen. Pleasant Porter – Captain Creek Lighthorseman
Baz ‘Bass’ Reeves – US Deputy Marshal, Creek Nation; served 32 years; died in 1910
Samuel M. Rutherford – US Deputy Marshal, Northern District, I. T., 1895
Andrew J. Smith – US Deputy Marshal, Creek Nation
Phillip B. Stone – One of the first Motorcycle Highway Patrol officers, Tulsa Co. OK
Arthur Wilson – Creek Co. Sheriff, 1925
Nocus Yahola – Creek Nation Judge
Timothy Barnett – Creek Nation Court Clerk; Murder
Wesley Barnett – Outlaw gang leader who killed a Creek Indian named Muddaloke; was killed in Jan.1889 by Wallace Menack
Jim Benge – Murder & Bank Robbery, Henryetta, Okmulgee Co. OK
Tom Bouggous – City Marshal, Dewar, Okmulgee Co.; removed from office for the unlawful sale of liquor; killed by the Ku Klux Klan
Ford Bradshaw – Murder & Bank Robery, Henryetta, Okmulgee Co. OK
Abner Brassfield – Creek Nation Outlaw; Murder; later was Peace Officer at Eufaula, I. T.
K. B. Brooks – Creek Nation Outlaw; executed 01 Jul 1898, Muscogee, I. T.
Rufus Buck – Euchee Indian Outlaw; Leader of the Buck gang; hanged on July 1, 1896 for murder, robbery and rape in Indian Territory
Alexander Carr – Creek Nation Outlaw; member of the Barnett gang.
John Childers – Creek Nation; murder; killed Reyburn Wedding over a horse; first person to hang on the Ft. Smith gallows.
Newton Clayton – Murder & bank robbery, Henryetta, Okmulgee Co.
Byrl Cox – Tulsa area US Marshal; appointed in 1895; years – later killed a man and was sent to prison
Jim Cummings – a.k.a. “James Cunnieus” Creek Nation, larceny & murder; killed Capt. Will Fields
Nark Cunnieus – Brother of Jim Cummings; Creek Nation larceny & murder
Timmie Dick – Creek Nation Outlaw; murder; executed in 1906 by Pleasant Berryhill
Tom Dyer – City Marshal, Jenks OK; served 10 years in Federal Penitentiary for bootlegging
Daniel Evans – Creek Nation; murder, horse thief; murdered 19-year-old William Seabolt, stole his horse and boots; sentenced to hang by Judge Parker; hanged September 3,1875, Ft. Smith AR
G. R. Fletcher – Bootlegger; shot by U. S. Deputy Marshal Bill Colbert in Creek Nation
Charles A. Floyd – a.k.a. ‘Pretty Boy’; Eastern Oklahoma bootlegger & bank robber, from Feb. 3, 1904 until October 22, 1934; killed former sheriff Era A. Kelley, April. 9, 1932; was killed in East Liverpool, Ohio
Joe Fulsom – Creek Nation outlaw; arrested by Bass Reeves
Charles Glass – Henryetta gambler & bank robber; killed in a bank hold up with George Birdwell, Boley OK
Dick Glass – Creek & Seminole Nation whiskey runner
Sam Goins – Killed Houston Joyce; executed January 16, 1890, Ft. Smith AR
Jim Grayson – Creek Nation horse thief
Dick Gregg – Tulsa Co. bandit & gunman; killed by Tulsa Captain Ross Darrow, 1929
Chitto Harjo – a.k.a. “Crazy Snake”; leader of a disgruntled group of Indians in the Creek Nation. This group caused what is now known as the Crazy Snake Uprising. Harjo was brought in by Grant Johnson.
Tulsa Harjo – Creek Nation outlaw
Maoma July – Creek Nation outlaw; member of the Buck gang; brother of Bully July; hanged in 1896 for murder, robbery and rape
Seaborn Kalijah – a.k.a. “Seaborn Green”; Creek Nation bootlegger & murderer; killed Mark Kuykendall, Henry Smith and William Kelly who were left in charge of him; brought in by U. S. Deputy Marshal Phillips; sentenced to be hanged in 1887, Ft. Smith AR
Ed Leeper – Creek Nation robber; turned in by his father
George Mack – Whiskey runner
John Postoak – Creek Nation murderer; killed John Ingley and his wife; executed 1878, Ft. Smith AR
Pul-Muskey – Creek Nation murderer
Aaron Purdy – Snake Creek outlaw accused of introducing and selling whiskey in Indian country, train robbery & intent to kill a federal officer; badly wounded in incident with Heck Thomas & posse
Tom Purdy – Brother of Aaron; Snake Creek outlaw accused of introducing and selling whiskey in the Indian country & train robbery
Sam Sampson – Creek Nation outlaw; member of the Buck gang; hanged in 1896 for murder, robbery and rape
Osee Sanders – Killed Thomas S. Carlyle; executed, 1876, Ft. Smith AR
Rentie Smith – Murder; killed Fee Jefferson on Cave Creek; brought in by Heck Thomas, Muscogee Creek Nation
John Tiger – Creek Nation outlaw; brought in by G. Johnson and Bud Ledbetter
Tualisto – Creek Nation murderer & robber; robbed & murdered Emanuel Cochran; executed, 1893, Ft. Smith AR
John Yockey – a.k.a Texas Jack Tulsa & Creek Co. outlaw