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us: Lone Ranger (Fictitious character)

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    • us: Allen King (Fictitious character)
    • us: Andrews, Bill (Fictitious character)
    • us: Bill Andrews (Fictitious character)
    • us: John Reid (Fictitious character)
    • us: King, Allen (Fictitious character)
    • us: Masked Man (Fictitious character)
    • us: Reid, John (Fictitious character)
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    • found: Work cat.: Legend of the Lone Ranger [VR], 1992: credits (The Lone Ranger)
    • found: Wikipedia, June 9, 2011 (The Lone Ranger, fictional masked Texas Ranger; the character has become an enduring icon of American culture; the Lone Ranger's last name is given as Reid, his first name is not definitely specified. Some later radio reference books claimed that the Lone Ranger's first name was John. It appears that the first use of the name "John Reid" was in a scene in the 1981 film The Legend of the Lone Ranger; character first appeared in 1933 in a radio show; created by Fran Striker or George W. Trendle; spawned an equally popular television show that ran from 1949 to 1957, as well as comic books and movies)
    • found: Internet movie database, June 9, 2011 (The Lone Ranger (Character); alternate names: John Reid)
    • found: Ellis, M. Masked men : a chronology of the Lone Ranger and the Green Hornet, via WWW, June 9, 2011 (Lone Ranger; the Masked Man; [appears in] The Lone Ranger radio show, films, three TV series, books, Lone Ranger pulp magazine, the Big Little Books, newspaper strips and comic book stories; chronology of character's life: Sept. 14, 1850, John Reid is born; Jan. 1874, Reid makes a mask out of his brother's vest and becomes the Lone Ranger; Sept. 1876, Lone Ranger takes the name of Allen King and joins a Ranger troop; 1877, The Lone Ranger takes the name of Bill Andrews; 1896, Conjecture: At the age of 45, with the worst of the lawless elements in the west pacified, John Reid most probably hangs up his mask and guns. He marries Amy Striker and years later, her nephew Fran immortalizes his Uncle John's exploits on radio and a series of novels)
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