Lillian Smith

August 4, 1871 – February 3, 1930

“the Champion California huntress”

  • Began shooting at the age of 7
  • She was competing by the age of 10
  • 1886 – Joined Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show
  • 1907 – moved permanently to Oklahoma
  • 13 years as a record-setting sharpshooter and performer
  • 1920 – She retired
  • was married at least five times throughout her life
  • 1999 – monumental headstone created by 101 Ranch Old Timers Association
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