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Frank James

Outlaw Frank James

Full Name: Alexander Franklin James
Profession: Outlaw

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Once a Confederate soldier, he was also the older brother of outlaw Jesse James and was part of the James–Younger Gang.

Born: January 10, 1843
Birthplace: Clay County, Missouri, USA
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: February 18, 1915 (aged 72)

Events in the Life of Frank James

  • 1876-09-07 Frank James and his gang are involved in a disastrous raid in Northfield, Minnesota, results in the death or capture of multiple gang members (Cole/Bob/Jim Younger arrested)

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