Edward "Eddie" Burgess
2007 - Rodeo - Creek / Cherokee

DATE OF BIRTH: June 17, 1890
DATE OF DEATH: July 25, 1923

  • BIRTH PLACE: Schulter, Oklahoma
  • TRIBE: Creek / Cherokee
  • EDUCATION: Unknown
  • SPORTS DATA: Dog MusherRodeo - Calf & Steer Roper

  • 1919-Calgary Stampede Rodeo, Calgary, Canada Eddie was among the top money winners in many major rodeos including: Calgary and Winnipeg, Canada and Cheyenne and Laramie, Wyoming; Chicago, Illinois; New York City, New York; and Denver, Colorado in the United States.Tragedy struck the "Wizard of the Lariat" before 10,000 fans! Eddie Burgess lost his life while roping a steer at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo. "Rex" his favorite roping horse accidentally fell on him after losing his footing while stopping a big steer!