Post by Doris McCraw, writing as Angela Raines
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I've been writing 'lessons' lately. One was acting lessons for writers: Acting Lessons for Writers, and Early Colorado History Lesson Plan- Early Colorado. this time I thought a review of some of the lawmen of Colorado back in the day might be fun.
In the southern part of the state, Trinidad to be exact, Bat Masterson was City Marshall. He held the post for less than a year before being voted out of office. Although Masterson held various peace officer jobs, he died at his desk at the Morning Telegraph newspaper in New York where he was writing his column for the day. For those who would like to read more: