(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.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 8:20pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||13R E 362946 N 3517056|
|Decimal Degrees||31.78085000, -106.44748333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 46.851', W 106° 26.849'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 46' 51.06" N, 106° 26' 50.94" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3804-3898 E Yandell Dr, El Paso TX 79903, US|
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