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For the American illustrator, see Frank Leslie.
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Nashville Franklyn Leslie
Nashville Franklin "Buckskin Frank" Leslie
Nashville Franklyn "Buckskin Frank" Leslie
Born March 18, 1842
San Antonio, Texas
Died After January 27, 1920
possibly Sausalito, California
Cause of death
Nationality American
Other names
Occupation U.S. Army scout, gambler, miner, rancher, gunfighter
Known for
Height 5' 7"
Weight 135 lb (61 kg)
Criminal penalty 25 years
Criminal status Pardoned in 1896
Spouse(s) Mrs. Mary Jane (Evans) Killeen
Mrs. Belle Stowell
Mrs. Elnora (Torbert) Cast
Conviction(s) Murder of Molly Edwards

Nashville Franklyn Leslie (1842 - ?) was a U.S. Army scout, gambler, bartender, rancher, miner, and gunfighter and con-man. He was known for his fringed buckskin jacket. He became famous in Tombstone, Arizona for killing two men in self-defense. He married the widow of one of his victims eight days after killing her husband. Following their divorce, Leslie later shot and killed a woman he lived with at his ranch while drunk and in a fit of jealousy. He was sentenced to life in prison but only served six years before he was pardoned. He was last listed in the U.S. Federal Census on January 27, 1920 in Sausalito, California. No public records of him have been found after this date and it's not known when he died.


Buckskin Frank Leslie sections
Intro   Early life    Imaginative Personal History    San Francisco    Tombstone, Arizona    Later life    Marriage and death    Notes    References    Bibliography   

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For the American illustrator, see Frank Leslie.
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Nashville Franklyn Leslie
Nashville Franklin "Buckskin Frank" Leslie
Nashville Franklyn "Buckskin Frank" Leslie
Born March 18, 1842
San Antonio, Texas
Died After January 27, 1920
possibly Sausalito, California
Cause of death
Nationality American
Other names
Occupation U.S. Army scout, gambler, miner, rancher, gunfighter
Known for
Height 5' 7"
Weight 135 lb (61 kg)
Criminal penalty 25 years
Criminal status Pardoned in 1896
Spouse(s) Mrs. Mary Jane (Evans) Killeen
Mrs. Belle Stowell
Mrs. Elnora (Torbert) Cast
Conviction(s) Murder of Molly Edwards

Nashville Franklyn Leslie (1842 - ?) was a U.S. Army scout, gambler, bartender, rancher, miner, and gunfighter and con-man. He was known for his fringed buckskin jacket. He became famous in Tombstone, Arizona for killing two men in self-defense. He married the widow of one of his victims eight days after killing her husband. Following their divorce, Leslie later shot and killed a woman he lived with at his ranch while drunk and in a fit of jealousy. He was sentenced to life in prison but only served six years before he was pardoned. He was last listed in the U.S. Federal Census on January 27, 1920 in Sausalito, California. No public records of him have been found after this date and it's not known when he died.


Buckskin Frank Leslie sections
Intro   Early life    Imaginative Personal History    San Francisco    Tombstone, Arizona    Later life    Marriage and death    Notes    References    Bibliography   

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Early life
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