Buckey O'Neill, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Buckey O'Neill

American journalist, newspaper editor, sheriff, lawyer, and miner in Arizona

Date of Birth: 02-Feb-1860

Place of Birth: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Date of Death: 01-Jul-1898

Profession: lawyer, military personnel, politician, editor, journalist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius


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About Buckey O'Neill

  • William Owen "Buckey" O'Neill (February 2, 1860 – July 1, 1898) was a sheriff, newspaper editor, miner, politician, Georgist, gambler and lawyer, mainly in Arizona.
  • His nickname came from his tendency to "buck the tiger" (play contrary to the odds) at faro or other card games.
  • He later became a captain in Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders, and died in battle.

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