“Diamond Kitty Canutt,” – Kitty Canutt (born in 1894 as Katherine Derre in New York City) was a well known champion lady bronc rider. As a competitor she was first known by the name Kitty Wilks, after taking the name of her husband. She was divorced and later remarried in 1917 to Enos Edward Canutt, who himself was better known as “Yakima” Canutt, a legendary rodeo performer who became a legendary stuntman and stunt coordinator. They were later divorced in (or around) 1922. Among other titles Kitty was All-Around Champion Cowgirl at the 1916 Pendleton Round-Up in Pendleton, Oregon. She was frequently called “Diamond Kitty” because of a diamond set in her front tooth.

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