More about Eddy Hulbert 1898 - 1960

Born in Chicago, orphaned at 13, and sent to Cedarvale Guest Ranch in Hillsboro MT. Eddy Hulbert’s grandfather, William Founded National League of Baseball in 1876. His father lost the family fortune in what Eddy called a “flip of the card”, and died when Eddy was thirteen. Extended family helped him to Cedarvale Guest Ranch, “A wholesome environment for “unescorted” children” in Hillsboro MT. in 1911. Eddy traveled to Denver in his formative years, and although never incarcerated in Co., WY., or MT., he became strongly influenced by the Canyon City prison style of spur making. He began his blacksmithing shoeing draft horses in Hillsboro, then began to be more technically adept at one-piece hand forged spur making by splitting an iron bar and shaping into a spur. By the 1920’s he began selling through the cowboy gear retailer out of Pendleton OR. Hamley ‘s catalog, due to the ease of having the local Post Office out his back door. In 1937 he moved to Cody, and then onto AK, and Canada for another short time before returning to Hillsboro. In 1958 he met Mabel Bischoff, and they married on Aug. 5th 1958. Two years later he died of a heart attack, followed by his wife the year after.

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Eddy Hulbert 1898 - 1960
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