John Tolbert, U.S. deputy marshal from 1890 to 1902, brother of Paden Tolbert.
Fort Smith Historical Society Archives

John Tolbert, above, and Paden Tolbert, right, were deputy marshals in the federal district court presided over by Judge Isaac C. Parker in Fort Smith. This image was likely taken circa 1892 when both men took part in the killing of the outlaw Ned Christie in the Indian Territory.

Paden Tolbert, U.S. deputy marshal in the 1880s and 1890s, brother of John Tolbert.