Charles Badger Clark

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American cowboy poet

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According to Wikipedia, Charles Badger Clark was an American cowboy poet, and the first poet laureate of South Dakota. Early life Charles Badger Clark was born on January 1, 1883 in Albia, Iowa. His family moved to Dakota Territory, where his father served as a Methodist preacher in Huron, Mitchell, Deadwood and Hot Springs, preaching at Calamity Jane's funeral. Charles dropped out of Dakota Wesleyan University after he clashed with one of its founders, C. B. Clark. He travelled to Cuba, returned to Deadwood, South Dakota, where he contracted tuberculosis, then moved to Tombstone, Arizona to assuage his illness with the dry weather. He returned again to South Dakota in 1910 to take care of his ailing father.

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