Short Biography: Willie M Bill Pickett's Life

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Bill Pickett’s real name was Willie M Bill Pickett. Born December 5, 1870, in Williamson County Texas. Pickett was a descendant from American Indians and black slaves. Bill Pickett was the second born out of the thirteen children to Thomas Jefferson Pickett and Mary Jane Gilbert. His other known name is the Dusky Demon, he was also a rodeo star. Originally he introduced bulldogging, he performed until about 1916, the aftermath of his retirement, he started working as a cowhand and rancher. In 1972, his contributions to bulldogging were recognized.

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