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Colonel Henry Inman (1837-1899) - Well known both as an officer in the United States army and an author dealing with subjects of the Western plains.

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) - The third President of the United States and principal author of the , he is known for his promotion of the ideals of republicanism in the United States. He is considered one of the most influential Founding Fathers.

William Bartholomew "Bat" Masterson (1856?-1921) - Ford County Deputy Sheriff and Sheriff, Trinidad, Colorado Marshal, Dodge City Peace Commissioner, In New York. Later a reporter for a New York newspaper and wrote a series of articles for Human Life magazine in 1907 and 1908.

Randall Parrish (1858-1923) - A minister, journalist, and later an author of history and fiction, Parrish was well known for his "dime novels."

Charles Montgomery Skinner (1852-1907) - An American writer, he published collections of myths, legends and folklore found inside the United States and across the world.

Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) ­ Author and poet, she wrote the biggest bestseller of the nineteenth century, Uncle Tom's Cabin. The novel, which first appeared in serialized version in National Era magazine, was the first major American work in which a black man appeared as the central hero.

Robert M. Wright 1840-1915 - Dodge City, Kansas Mayor, founder, pioneer, businessman and author.

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