Tag Archives: Chico Cano

Who Killed Joe Sitter?

Recently, I told the story of how US Mounted Customs Agent Joe Sitter was killed in an ambush in a remote canyon on May 23, 1915. That killing has always been blamed on the border bandit Chico Cano. But there … Continue reading

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Joe Sitter, Texas Shootist

Joseph Russell “Joe” Sitter (1864-1915) is one of those Southwestern lawmen who is not well known but who worked hard to keep the border safe during the Mexican Revolution and bandit troubles in the early part of the 20th Century. … Continue reading

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