Frank James

American outlaw, Confederate guerrilla, and train robber

Alexander Franklin "Frank" James (January 10, 1843[1] – February 18, 1915) was a Confederate soldier and guerrilla; in the post-Civil War period, he was an outlaw. The older brother of outlaw Jesse James, Frank was also part of the James–Younger Gang.[2]

Frank James
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James in 1898
Alexander Franklin James

(1843-01-10)January 10, 1843
DiedFebruary 18, 1915(1915-02-18) (aged 72)
Clay County, Missouri
Spouse(s)Annie Ralston James


  1. Petrone, Gerard S. (1998). Judgment at Gallatin: the trial of Frank James. Texas Tech University Press. ISBN 0-89672-398-4.
  2. "Frank James Dies at 74" (PDF). The New York Times. February 19, 1915. Retrieved July 21, 2007. Former Outlaw Was One of Last Survivors of Notorious Band. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |coauthors= (help)

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