Can you match these Western characters to their correct jobs?

By: H&I Staff     Posted: May 4, 2021, 12:00PM

While most characters on classic Westerns are broadly described as cowboys, their actual occupations vary quite a bit. Some are actual cowboys on cattle drives, some are lawmen and others are cooks, doctors and even lawyers.

Here are some of our favorite Western characters. Can you match each one to the right job?

  1. Wagon Train's Major Seth Adams was a…
  2. Also on Wagon Train, Flint McCullough was a…
  3. Wishbone on Rawhide was a…
  4. Clint Eastwood's Rowdy Yates held what important position on Rawhide’s cattle driving crew?
  5. In Rawhide, Gil Favor was the…
  6. In The Big Valley, eldest son Jarrod was a…
  7. Jarrod's counterpart on Bonanza, Adam Cartwright, went to college to be what?
  8. Gunsmoke's Matt Dillon was a…
  9. Josh Randall on Wanted Dead or Alive was a…
  10. Lucas McCain on The Rifleman was a…
  11. The Wild Wild West's James West was a…
  12. The title character from The Virginian had what position on the Shiloh Ranch?
Can you match these Western characters to their correct jobs?

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