ISU Digital Atlas, Shoshone County


Shoshone Co & neighbors

Bonner County
Kootenai County
Benewah County
Latah County
Clearwater County
Sanders Co., MT
Mineral Co., MT
Idaho GenWeb

GenWeb Archives

Biograhy Index

Idaho magazine, January 2005, Ed Pulaski: Inventor, North Idaho Firefighting Hero, by Dave Goins
Shoshone County Biographies (index from "North Idaho History" published by Western Historical Publishing Company, 1903. Biographies available on request)
biographies from "The Illustrated History of the State of Idaho" (at
Lana Turner's Homepage

Silver Valley Famous People

Lana Turner - Famous Actress. Born in Gorge Gulch/Burke Canyon, Burke, ID.
Wyatt Earp - Left Tombstone, AZ and came to Eagle City, ID in 1883. Was the deputy sheriff in Kootenai Co. He and brothers; Virgil, Morgan, John and Warren set up the White Elephant Saloon in Eagle City, ID. Wyatt filed on at least 3 mining claims.
Molly B’Damn Burdan - Queen of the ladies of the evening, and the heart of an angel to all that knew her. Came to Montana with Calamity Jane. Jane stayed in Montana, Molly came to Idaho. She died at the age of 34, and is buried in the Historic Murray Cemetery in Murray, ID.