John Wesley Hardin

John Wesley Hardin (HMPH5)

Location: El Paso, TX 79903 El Paso County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 46.851', W 106° 26.849'

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(May 26, 1853 - August 19, 1895)

Born in Bonham, Texas, John Wesley Hardin was named for the founder of Methodism. "Wes" Hardin grew into a family man, cowboy, and outlaw who claimed to have killed more than 30 men. An unusual sort of gunslinger, Hardin considered himself a pillar of society who killed to save his own life. Hardin served 15 years in state prison for murder, was pardoned, then opened a law office in El Paso in May 1895. He was killed 3 months later by John Selman, an El Paso city constable.
HM NumberHMPH5
Year Placed1998
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 8:20pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 362946 N 3517056
Decimal Degrees31.78085000, -106.44748333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 46.851', W 106° 26.849'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 46' 51.06" N, 106° 26' 50.94" W
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Area Code(s)915
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3804-3898 E Yandell Dr, El Paso TX 79903, US
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