Vince I have his book and the 2nd later one added to, edited and full of beans. Matt wrote about a lot of his escapades and daring do. But in order to sell books and seem more important than he was , he included Butch in everything ,which we know Butch did not do . Nor was Butch in most of the places Warner said he was. Warner was more a cohort of the McCarty's .And he says Butch died in Bolivia but was based on what he read in the papers not on any facts he know.
Lay however was Butch's best friend and similar age. Lay is the key to what happened to Butch. I am certain of it. But proving it is another thing.
Since this book is so difficult to read , I decided to go through it with a yellow highlighter and mark only the actual cited documents , if that's what they are. Or the newspaper articles . And... more
Genealogist: A person who traces or studies the descent of persons or families. Historian: A person who studies and writes about the past and is regarded as an authority it. Although "historian" can... more
Historian: It is reserved more recently for those who have acquired graduate degrees in the discipline. Congratulations, I guess by you having graduate degree in history from Northwestern University, ... more
I'm wondering who might still be around who may have done an in depth interview with Marvel. I know Kerry Boren spoke with her, and I wonder if Ed Kirby or Larry pointer interviewed her as well. Do... more
You have to understand that Elzy remarried in 1909 to Mary Calvert and had another family. Maud remarried 3 more times after Elzy. None of them would know anything as they had no contact with Elzy... more