Jesse James

American outlaw, confederate guerrilla, and train robber

Jesse Woodson James (September 5, 1847 – April 3, 1882) was an American outlaw. He was the most famous member of the James-Younger Gang in 1875. He was shot in the back of the head and killed by Robert Ford, a member of his gang for a $10,000 bounty that was placed on James by then-Missouri governor Thomas T. Crittenden.

Jesse James
Jesse Woodson James

(1847-09-05)September 5, 1847
DiedApril 3, 1882(1882-04-03) (aged 34)
Nationality United States
Known forBanditry
SpouseZerelda Mimms
ChildrenJesse E. James
Mary James Barr

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