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Below are some short bios on some outlaws that used to roam these areas around Green River, Utah.

Kid Ricketts

Dan Parker, alias Kid Ricketts, was the younger bother of Butch Cassidy. He robbed a stagecoach in Wyoming and then fled to the La Sal Mountains in Utah where he was captured by Joe Bush. After serving time in Wyoming State Prison he returned to Utah and went strait.

Gunplay Maxwell

Clarence “Gunplay” Maxwell considered himself a formidable gunfighter and is known to have killed several men. After serving time in the Utah State Prison for bank robbery he returned to Price, Utah where he ventured into the mining business. He was killed in a gunfight in a local saloon.

Butch Cassidy

Robert Leroy Parker, alias Butch Cassidy, led the largest outlaw gang in the annals of western history. After a twenty year career in the west he fled to South America. Legends say he was killed during a shootout in Bolivia but evidence suggests he returned to the U.S. and lived the rest of his life in anonymity.

Sundance Kid

Harry Longabaugh, alias Sundance Kid, learned the cowboying trade on the Cross H Ranch in La Sal, Utah. Old timers claimed he was the fastest draw they had ever seen. After a long life on the Outlaw Trail he settled in Mt. Pleasant, Utah where he shot and killed a local marshal. Sundance died at the Utah State Prison.

Della Rose

Born Laura Bullion in Kentucky, Della was the only woman other than Etta Place to actually ride on the outlaw trail with the Wild Bunch. Della would often dress as a man and participate in daring bank hold ups and train robberies. After spending five years in prison, Della decided to go strait and lead a peaceful life.

Black Hawk

Using hit and run tactics Ute Chief, Black Hawk, led a group of warriors consisting of Utes, Paiutes, Shoshones and Navajos against the settlements of central Utah. At least 2,500 Territorial Militiamen were put into the field to try to capture the elusive warrior and his army which consisted of fewer than one hundred men. At least seventy whites were killed in the three year war.