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Cowboy Poet Russ Westwood 2023


Russ Westwood was born in Moab Utah and grew up in Utah, Oregon and Idaho. He was raised on a mink ranch, but spent a lot of time around horses and rodeos. He is a retired Firefighter/Paramedic and travel agent. He currently serves as the director of the Mesquite Western Roundup and performs regularly in their shows. He is an active member of the Cowboy Poets of Utah. He especially enjoys reciting the poetry of his great uncle, S. Omar Barker. Russ and his wife Marge call Mesquite Nevada home.

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