Charles Goodnight


Who was he

He was known as one of the first ranchers.


Charles Goodnight, also known as Charlie Goodnight (March 5, 1836 – December 12, 1929), was a cattle rancher in the American West, perhaps the best known rancher in Texas. He is sometimes known as the "father of the Texas Panhandle." Essayist and historian J. Frank Dobie said that Goodnight "approached greatness more nearly than any other cowman of history."

Charles Goodnight

Meet the Makers


By Audrey, Landon, Tate, and Gabby
The life of Charles Goodnight