Jesse James

Outlaw Jesse James Full Name: Jesse James
Nationality: American

Profession: Outlaw
Why Famous: Former confederate guerrilla during the US Civil war, James became an outlaw and bandit notorious for robbing banks and trains. Formed gangs with his brother Frank and associates and evaded capture for about 15 years. Killed by a member of his gang in 1882 for reward money.

Born: September 5, 1847
Star Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kearney, Missouri, USA

Died: April 3, 1882 (aged 34)
Cause of Death: Shot

Married Life

  • 1874-04-24 Outlaw Jesse James marries cousin Zerelda 'Zee' Mimms
  • 2013-03-24 Motorcycle mogul Jesse James (43) weds drag racer Alexis DeJoria in Malibu, California

Historical Events in the Life of Jesse James

  • 1864-09-27 Jesse James' gang surprise attack train: 150 killed
  • 1866-02-13 Jesse James holds up his first bank, stealing $15,000 from the Clay County Savings Association in Liberty, Missouri
  • 1866-10-30 Jesse James gang robs bank in Lexington Missouri ($2000)
  • 1867-03-02 Jesse James gang robs bank in Savannah Missouri, 1 dead
  • 1867-05-23 Jesse James gang robs bank in Richmond, Missouri (2 die, $4,000 taken)
  • 1868-03-20 Jesse James Gang robs bank in Russelville, Kentucky, of $14,000
  • 1868-12-07 Jesse James gang robs bank in Gallatin Missouri, kills 1
  • 1871-06-03 Jesse James & his gang robs Obocock Bank (Corydon Iowa), of $15,000
  • 1871-07-03 Jesse James robs bank in Corydon, Iowa ($45,000)
  • 1872-04-12 Jesse James gang robs bank in Columbia, Kentucky (1 dead/$1,500)
  • 1873-07-21 Jesse James & James Younger gang's 1st train robbery (Adair Iowa)
  • 1874-01-31 Jesse James gang robs train at Gads Hill, Missouri
  • 1874-12-08 Jesse James gang takes train at Muncie Kansas
  • 1875-07-07 Jesse James robs train in Otterville Missouri
  • 1882-04-03 American outlaw Jesse James is killed by Robert Ford at home in St Joseph

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