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"Riding Into the Sunset", 1942, Electra Waggoner Biggs, Will Rogers Memorial Center 3301 W. Lancaster, Cultural District. This life-sized cast bronze statue of Will Rogers, cowboy, humorist and popular film star from the 1920s and 30s, was created by Electra Waggoner Biggs, an oil and ranching 	heiress who was also an accomplished sculptor.  She completed it 7 years after Rogers died in a plane crash. A native Oklahoman, Rogers was good friends with Fort Worth 	publisher and philanthropist Amon Carter, Sr. The 208-foot tall Will Rogers Memorial Pioneer Tower built in 1936 can be seen in the background.

also by Kelly Klaasmeyer

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