Karen holliday tanner is related to doc holliday and is the author of doc holliday, a family portrait (university of oklahoma press) her biography of outlaw george musgrave, co-authored with her husband, john, will be released next year by the university of oklahoma press. This is the biography of a man who left no account of himself in his own words, which means it as much a book about doc holliday as it is about john henry holliday, dds possibly slightly more. John henry doc holliday (august 14, 1851 – november 8, 1887) was an american gambler, gunfighter, and dentist, and a good friend of wyatt earp he is best known for his role in the events leading up to and following the gunfight at the ok corral.
A biography of john henry holliday, an american outlaw pages 4 words 2,861 view full essay more essays like this: american outlaw, local elections, john henry holliday not sure what i'd do without @kibin - alfredo alvarez, student @ miami university exactly what i needed - jenna kraig, student @ ucla. John henry holliday was a dentist, he attended the university of pennsylvania dental school, where he graduated in 1872 he was a famous gunfighter and gambler well known for his friendship with wyatt earpthe earps and doc were involved in the shootout at the ok corral. John henry holliday was born in griffin, georgia, on august 14th, 1851, to an upper-middle-class family his father was a pharmacist, and his mother was a southern belle who was known for her hospitality.
Henry doc holliday was born on august 14, 1851, in griffin, in spalding county, to alice jane mckey and henry burroughs holliday his father served in the civil war (1861-65) as a major in the twenty-seventh georgia infantry, and the well-known physician crawford long was a cousin of holliday's. John henry doc holliday (august 1851 – november was an american gambler, gunfighter and dentist of the american old west, who is usually remembered for his friendship with wyatt earp and his involvement in the gunfight at the o. One of valdosta’s most notable residents, john henry “doc” holliday, is well-known in the folklore of the american old west as a famous gunfighter holliday spent a large portion of his childhood in valdosta and has many family ties to this area (his father was henry burroughs holliday, former mayor of valdosta. Get this from a library doc holliday [john myers myers] -- a biography of the well-known old west gambler and gunfighter, doc holliday.
Return to the old west homepage books about doc holliday doc holliday: a family portrait by karen holliday tanner john h holliday, d d s, better known as doc holliday, has become a legendary figure in the history of the american west. But to john henry holliday, late of georgia by way of a fast ride across florida and a sailing ship to galveston, the story of jesse james was more of a relief than anything else. John henry doc holliday (august 14, 1851 – november 8, 1887) was an american gambler, gunfighter, dentist, and a good friend of wyatt earp. Doc holliday 9,066 likes john henry doc holliday was an american gambler, gunfighter, and dentist, and a good friend of wyatt earp he is best known.
Doc holliday’s father, henry b holliday was a trained pharmacist who served in several wars, including the cherokee indian war, the mexican war, and as a major in the confederate army after serving in the mexican war, he returned to his home in griffin, georgia with an orphaned mexican boy named francisco hidalgo. John henry holliday was born on august 14, 1851 in griffin, georgia after experiencing the south’s fall during the civil war, holliday traveled to philadelphia as a student at the pennsylvania dental college of surgery. List of old west gunfighters this is a list of old west gunfighters, referring to outlaws or lawmen, of the american frontier who gained fame or notoriety during the american wild west or old west some listed were never gunfighters the term gunslinger is a modern john henry doc holliday (1851–1887) tom horn (1860–1903) i edit. John h holliday, d d s, better known as doc holliday, has become a legendary figure in the history of the american west in doc holliday: a family portrait, karen holliday tanner reveals the real man behind the legend. Birthdays today : john henry doc holliday was born august 14, 1851 a dentist by trade, holliday became an icon of the american west and was close friends with fellow gunslinger wyatt earp.
John henry holliday was born in the southern state of georgia in eighteen fifty-one he was born into a family that included several medical doctors and dentists like most young men of the american south at that time, john henry holliday learned to ride a horse well. John henry was born in griffin, ga, on august 14, 1851, to henry burroughs holliday and alice jane holliday the hollidays’ first child, martha eleanora, had died on june 12, 1850, at 6 months, 9 days. John henry doc holliday (august 14, 1851 – november 8, 1887) was an american dentist, gambler and gunfighter of the american old west, who is usually remembered for his friendship with wyatt earp and his involvement in the gunfight at the ok corral. Here’s an interesting tidbit: john henry holliday was notorious outlaw john wesley hardin’s cousin doc holliday, whose very own dad, henry burroughs served with wyatt earp’s dad, nicholas in the mexican-american war.
Doc holliday (john henry holliday) doc holliday a gunfighter and professional gambler, he is remembered for his friendship with wyatt earp and his involvement in the notorious gunfight at the ok corral in tombstone, arizona that resulted in the killing of three members of the cochise county cowboys, a loosely associated group of outlaw. In 1879, the earp brothers, wyatt, virgil, morgan and james would arrive in tombstone along with john henry doc holliday younger brother warren earp would make the trip to tombstone later on the earps, were seeking fortune in the boom town. Born john henry holliday on august 4, 1851 in griffin, georgia (today, a suburb of atlanta), “doc” was the second child born to his parents, henry (“major”) and alice jane holliday, but his older sister passed away during childbirth.
John henry doc holliday (august 14, 1851 – november 8, 1887) was an american gambler, gunfighter and dentist of the american old west, who is usually remembered for his friendship with wyatt earp and his involvement in the gunfight at the o. John henry holliday was born in griffin, georgia to henry burroughs holliday and alice mckey holliday even doc's best friend, wyatt earp, got holliday's state of birth wrong in a eulogy written in 1896 wyatt states, he was a virginian, but preferred to be a frontiersman and a vagabond. Primary sources john (doc) holliday john (doc) holliday was born in griffin, georgia, on 14th august, 1851 his mother died of tuberculosis and holliday also suffered from the disease for most of his life after studying at dental school holliday worked as a dentist at atlanta.