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Lawton Winfield Stockdale

Posted 2018-08-07 by Judy Wight Branson
The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson, Arizona
Saturday, July 4, 1936, page 1, column 2

Cowboy Dies From Injuries Received In Prescott Rodeo

Prescott, July 3. - Lawton Stockdale, 19 year old Castle Hot Springs
cowboy, died in a hospital here tonight from injuries suffered when
kicked by a horse during the forty-ninth annual Prescott frontier days

He was hurt while holding a string of relay horses for his uncle,
Lawton Champie. One of the excited mounts kicked him in the abdomen,
rupturing his liver. He underwent an operation today, but physicians
held no hope for his recovery.

The young cowpuncher is survived by his mother, Mrs. Emma Stockdale,
two brothers, his grandmother, Mrs. Charles Champie, of Crown King, and
two uncles, Lawton and George Champie.

This was his second year as a contestant in the Prescott Rodeo.

Transcriber's note: Mr. Stockdale is buried at the Mountain View
Cemetery in Prescott, Arizona.

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