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Chief Alfred Chato
Birth: 1860
Arizona, USA
Death: Aug. 13, 1934
Mescalero
Otero County
New Mexico, USA

Native American Tribal Chief. A Chiricahua (Great Mountain) Apache Chief and warrior, he led raiding-parties along with Apache Chiefs, Bonito, Victorio, and Geronimo killing settlers in New Mexico, Arizona, and Mexican territories. Eventually he surrendered along with Bonito to General George Crook and components of his 6th Calvary on May 29, 1883. After surrendering he became a United States Army scout and led an expedition into Sierra Madre Mexico. Chato also led a peace delegation to Washington, D. C. and was awarded the silver medal by President Chester Arthur. Prior to relocating himself and his family to the Mescalero Apache Reservation in Ruidoso New Mexico, he served as an army scout at Fort Sill Oklahoma for a period of time. Chato died of complications due to an automobile accident in August of 1934. (bio by: Bedford W. Sipes) 
 
Burial:
Mescalero Indian Cemetery
Mescalero
Otero County
New Mexico, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bedford W. Sipes
Record added: Jun 15, 2004
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