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John Allen Campbell

Portrayed By: Jake Weber

Affiliation/Role: Governor of Wyoming Territory

Duration: Seasons 3-4

Appointed by President Grant as the first governor of Wyoming Territory, John Campbell attempts to establish order in Cheyenne while asserting power over Durant.

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Appointed by President Grant as the first governor of Wyoming Territory, John Campbell attempts to establish order in Cheyenne while asserting power over Durant...

Duration: Seasons 3-4