in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Social and Cultural History; Theatre; World History. 1735 words.
Cody, William Frederick (26 February 1846–10 January 1917), frontiersman and entertainer, better known as “Buffalo Bill,” was born in Scott County, Iowa, the son of Isaac Cody and Mary Ann...