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James H. Cook and the 04 Ranch


James H. Cook on Curley, 1884

In the year 1878 Dr. Elisha Barker Graham along with his wife, Mary Hutchison Graham and daughter Kate, relocated his medical practice from New York to Cheyenne, Wyoming Territory. Dr. Graham's health dictated a move to a geographical region that was higher and drier than the sea level humidity of the east coast. At the time, Cheyenne was already the capital of the region though Wyoming would not become a state until twelve years later on the 10th of July in 1890.

Dr. Graham opened his practice soon after his arrival providing medical services to many of Cheyenne's notable citizens. Among t...

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