(Author’s note: By selecting the 10 worst Wild West outlaws, we were not looking for fame but more for downright dirty tactics and habits. Our collection may amaze and startle the reader.
The Rufus Buck Gang
Rufus Buck Gang. Rufus Buck is in the center.
No outlaw gang every terrorized an area like the Rufus Buck gang.
Their two-week spree of robbery, rape and murder sent fear throughout the Indian Territory that would one day become the state of Oklahoma.
Rufus Buck was not a Robin Hood. The young Yuchi (non-Muskhogean Creek) fullblood was vicious and possessed a depravity that was rare in Indian outlaws.