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Portrait of Thomas J. Smith as a young man. Hired as the chief of police in Abilene, Kansas in 1870, Chief Smith, who was by then an experienced and well-respected lawman, was killed in a dugout cave northeast of Abilene while trying to arrest murder suspect Andrew McConnell.

Date: 1870

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Item Number: 755
Call Number: B , Smith,Thomas , *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 755

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