Curly Bill Brocius of Tombstone Arizona.

William 'Curly Bill' Brocius Co-Leader of the Cowboy Faction aka the Cochise County Cowboys aka the Clanton Gang and arch-nemesis of Wyatt Earp

William "Curly Bill" Brocius (c. 1845 – March 24, 1882) was a gunman, rustler and an outlaw Cowboy in the Cochise County area of Arizona Territory during the early 1880s. His name is almost certainly an alias, and there is evidence linking him to another outlaw named William "Curly Bill" Bresnaham who had committed an 1878 attempted robbery in El Paso, Texas.

"Curly Bill" Brocius - An outlaw leader of the Clanton Gang of Arizona, Curly Bill was a vicious, drunken gunman, cattle rustler and murderer.

“Curly Bill” was so-called because of his head of thick, curly black hair. After the death of “Old Man” Clanton, he became the leader of the “Cowboys” gang of cattle rustlers in Tombstone, Arizona. He also worked for a while as a tax collector for Cochise County Sheriff John Behan. Curly Bill was a heavy drinker who became even more rambunctious when drunk. One night, while drinking with other Cowboys, he was asked by Marshal Fred White to give up his pistol. In handing the gun over to the…

“Curly Bill” was so-called because of his head of thick, curly black hair. After the death of “Old Man” Clanton, he became the leader of the “Cowboys” gang of cattle rustlers in Tombstone, Arizona.

William "Curly Bill" Brocius.  Cowboy, gunman and rustler killed in Arizona by Wyatt Earp, 1882, during Earp's famous vendetta ride.

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curly bill brocius (from the movie ""Tombstone ", starring Val Kilmer as Doc Holliday....h white , 12-07-2014....)

curly bill brocius (from the movie ""Tombstone ", starring Val Kilmer as Doc Holliday.

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Marker for Marshal White (shot by Curly Bill) at Boothill Graveyard

Justin Ramsey as Curly Bill Brocius on Gunslingers (The Tombstone Vendetta)

Justin Ramsey as Curly Bill Brocius on Gunslingers (The Tombstone Vendetta)

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