A tough guy who gave my brother his nickname


This was a nice find. I knew Don Slatton when I was a kid in the 60s. My brother, Granvel Paul “Buffalo” Brown, was trained by Don to wrestle in the circuit in Abilene. If I remember correctly, “Buffalo” was a name Don helped  him decide on for being a wrestler but Paul used it his whole life.

My brother dropped out of wrestling after a couple of seasons to be a professional musician.

RIP the Law Man and Buffalo.

 It’s a true story of a real action-hero who jumps into the wrestling ring with guns ablazin’! But behind it all is a man with a strict moral code – a Sunday School teacher, the consummate family man, who always fights for the Good Side in the most rough and tumble style imagineable!

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The Lawman grapples with a wrastler!

A Gun-Slingin’ Good Guy Battles

Evil Forces to Become a

Real-Life Action Hero

Don Slatton chased fame and fortune – plus bad guys and bond jumpers – during his life as “The Lawman”.

 It’s a true story of a real action-hero who jumps into the wrestling ring with guns ablazin’! But behind it all is a man with a strict moral code – a Sunday School teacher, the consummate family man, who always fights for the Good Side in the most rough and tumble style imagineable!

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The Lawman’s life will make a great film:

SYNOPSIS

Act 1

Abilene Police Officer Don “The Lawman” Slatton jumps into the spotlight when he arrests notorious con (and friend of LBJ) Billie Sol Estes.

Ultimately, being a straight cop in an often-crooked system doesn’t suit Slatton, although his heart shines bright on many occasions, including the time he marries a black couple he found having sex in…

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