Edward "Ed" Masterson (1852-1878) -
Born in Henryville, Quebec, Canada on September 22, 1852, Ed and his family moved to Wichita, Kansas
in 1869. Three years later, Ed, along with brothers, Bat
, became buffalo
hunters. In July, 1877, Ed became an assistant marshal in Dodge City
. Later that year, he was shot in the chest by Bob Shaw during an altercation at the Lone Star Dance Hall. Though severely wounded, he lived to become Dodge City's marshal. On March 15, 1878, he joined with his brother, Bat , who was by then the Sheriff of Ford County
, and Charles Bassett
to capture two train robbers.