Maxwell, Kate (fl. 1886)

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Maxwell, Kate (fl. 1886)

American frontier woman. Name variations: "Cattle Kate." Flourished around 1886; married a man named Maxwell.

Operated a gambling hall, saloon, dance hall and brothel in Bessemer, Wyoming; known as Cattle Kate, is often confused with Ellen Watson.

See also Women in World History.

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