-- Joseph "Iron Eye" LaFlesche, last chief of the Omahas. One of his daughters, Susan LaFlesche Picotte, was the first
woman doctor in the area.
-- Susette "Bright Eyes" LaFlesche (another daughter) and her husband T.H.Tibbles, both newspaper reporters, worked to better the life of Indians.
-- Rosalie LaFlesche Farley, (also a daughter) was interpreter, advisor, banker, bookkeeper, and liaison between Indians and whites.
-- The French Indian, Fletcher Farley, a U.S.Marine killed in France, for whom American Legion Post 191 is named.
-- George Bancroft, Jr. born in the old Empire Hotel north of the depot, became a great National League player.
-- John Ammon Stahl, a school principal, married Stella Barber (descendent of first homesteader). Their grandson is Warren Buffet of Omaha, Nebraska's billionaire.
Come visit us in Bancroft, Nebraska