Co·dy (kōdē), William Frederick Known as Buf·fa·lo Bill (bŭfə-lō′ bĭl) 1846-1917.
American frontier scout and showman who after 1883 toured the United States and Europe with his Wild West Show.
(click for a larger image)Buffalo Bill Cody
photographed c. 1885
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