Lucille Mulhall

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Circus performer, magician

AmericanBorn Lucille Agatha Mulhall

Well-known American cowgirl and Wild West performer

Born on October 21, 1885 in St. Louis, Missouri , United States

Died on December 21, 1940 in Logan County, Oklahoma , United States

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Lucille Mulhall (October 21, 1885 – December 21, 1940) was a well-known cowgirl and Wild West performer.
She was born in St. Louis, Missouri to Zach and Agnes Mulhall. Her parents brought her to the Oklahoma Territory in 1889. She was raised on her family's Mulhall Ranch in Oklahoma Territory, near what is now Mulhall, Oklahoma.
Known as one of the first women to compete with men in roping and riding events, she was called Rodeo Queen, Queen of the Western Prairie, and Queen of the Saddle (among many other appellations). She began performing in her father's rodeo show, the Mulhall Wild West Show, in 1899. Alongside other acts from her father's show, she performed at President William McKinley's inauguration ceremony in 1901. In 1903, she set the world record for steer roping after roping a steer in 30 seconds in Dennison, Texas.
...   Lucille Mulhall (October 21, 1885 – December 21, 1940) was a well-known cowgirl and Wild West performer.
She was born in St. Louis, Missouri to Zach and Agnes Mulhall. Her parents brought her to the Oklahoma Territory in 1889. She was raised on her family's Mulhall Ranch in Oklahoma Territory, near what is now Mulhall, Oklahoma.
Known as one of the first women to compete with men in roping and riding events, she was called Rodeo Queen, Queen of the Western Prairie, and Queen of the Saddle (among many other appellations). She began performing in her father's rodeo show, the Mulhall Wild West Show, in 1899. Alongside other acts from her father's show, she performed at President William McKinley's inauguration ceremony in 1901. In 1903, she set the world record for steer roping after roping a steer in 30 seconds in Dennison, Texas.
She starred in the Miller Brothers' 101 Ranch Wild West Show, formed her own troupe in 1913 and performed in many rodeo and Wild West shows throughout her career. She produced her own rodeo in 1916. She retired to her family's ranch in Mulhall around 1922.
She was inducted into the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum into their Rodeo Hall of Fame in 1975, and into the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in 1977.
Mulhall died in Logan County, Oklahoma, in an automobile accident less than a mile from the Mulhall Ranch.


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Cowgirl Hall of Fame entry on Lucy Mulhall



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