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Encyclopedia > Jim Younger
A wounded Jim Younger after his arrest in 1876
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A wounded Jim Younger after his arrest in 1876
A young James Younger
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James Hardin Younger (January 15, 1848-October 19, 1902) was a western outlaw and member of the James-Younger gang. Image File history File links JimMugshot. ... Image File history File links JimMugshot. ... Image File history File links JamesHardinYounger. ... Image File history File links JamesHardinYounger. ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 19 is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Butch Cassidy, a famous Western American outlaw An outlaw, a person living the lifestyle of outlawry, meaning literally outside of the law. ... The James-Younger Gang was a legendary 19th Century gang of American outlaws that included Jesse James. ...


Born in Missouri on January 15, 1848. He was the ninth of fourteen children born to Henry Washington Younger and Bersheba Leighton Fristoe. Jim Younger joined the Confederate Army during the American Civil War with his brother Cole eventually joining Quantrill's Raiders in 1864. Jim was later captured by Union troops in the same ambush that Quantrill died in. He was imprisoned until the end of the war. State nickname: The Show Me State Official languages English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City (largest metropolitan area is Saint Louis) Governor Matt Blunt (R) Senators Kit Bond (R) Jim Talent (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 21st 69,709 mi²; 180,693 km² 1. ... 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Henry Washington Younger (1810 - 1862) Was a buisnessman and father to the younger outlaws Cole, Jim, John and Bob. ... Bersheba Fristoe Younger born Bersheba Leighton Fristoe (6 June 1816 - 6 June 1870) was the wife of Henry Washington Younger and the mother of 14 children including the famed Younger outlaws Cole, Jim, John and Bob. ... The American Civil War (1861–1865) was fought in North America within the United States of America, between twenty-four mostly northern states of the Union and the Confederate States of America, a coalition of eleven southern states that declared their independence and claimed the right of secession from the... A wounded Cole Younger, after his arrest in 1876 Cole Younger as a young man Thomas Coleman Younger (January 15, 1844 – March 21, 1916) a famous Confederate outlaw during and after the American Civil War. ... Quantrills Raiders were Confederate guerrillas who followed and fought under William Clark Quantrill, an Ohio schoolteacher who relocated to Kansas, and who transformed a motely group of Confederate sympathizing farmers and townsmen living behind Union lines into one of the Confederacys most effective and electric partisan ranger units. ... 1864 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... William Clark Quantrill of Quantrills Raiders William Clark Quantrill (July 31, 1837–June 6, 1865) was a pro-Confederate States of America guerrilla fighter during the American Civil War. ...


After the war Jim tried his hand at various activities, including starting a horse ranch. In 1873 he joined the James-Younger gang, a gang founded by his brother Cole along with Frank and Jesse James. 1873 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calaber). ... The James-Younger Gang was a legendary 19th Century gang of American outlaws that included Jesse James. ... A wounded Cole Younger, after his arrest in 1876 Cole Younger as a young man Thomas Coleman Younger (January 15, 1844 – March 21, 1916) a famous Confederate outlaw during and after the American Civil War. ... Alexander Franklin Frank James (January 10, 1843 - February 18, 1915) was an American outlaw and older brother of Jesse James. ... This article is about the outlaw. ...


It's uncertain how much time he spent with the gang, but he was present when his brother John was killed by Pinkertons in Roscoe, Missouri in 1874. He left the gang and spent the next two years working a ranch in San Luis Obispo, California. John Younger John Harrison Younger (1851-March 17, 1874) Was an American outlaw, he was the brother of outlaws Cole, Jim and Bob. ... The Pinkerton National Detective Agency was a security guard agency established in the United States in 1850 by Allan Pinkerton who became famous when he foiled a plot to assassinate president Abraham Lincoln. ... State nickname: The Show Me State Official languages English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City (largest metropolitan area is Saint Louis) Governor Matt Blunt (R) Senators Kit Bond (R) Jim Talent (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 21st 69,709 mi²; 180,693 km² 1. ... 1874 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...


Jim returned to the gang in time to join the ill fated 1876 bank job in Northfield, Minnesota. Part of his jaw was shot off and he was captured and sentenced to life imprisonment. Paroled in 1901 with his brother Cole. After his release he became engaged to Alix Mueller, who had met him in prison 20 years after the Northfield robbery. Due to the terms of his parole however Jim couldn't marry, so he commited suicide on October 19, 1902. His body was returned to Lees Summit, Missouri for burial. 1876 is a leap year starting on Saturday. ... State nickname: North Star State, The Land of 10,000 Lakes, The Gopher State Official languages None Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Governor Tim Pawlenty (R) Senators Mark Dayton (D) Norm Coleman (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 12th 225,365 km² 8. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... A wounded Cole Younger, after his arrest in 1876 Cole Younger as a young man Thomas Coleman Younger (January 15, 1844 – March 21, 1916) a famous Confederate outlaw during and after the American Civil War. ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... State nickname: The Show Me State Official languages English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City (largest metropolitan area is Saint Louis) Governor Matt Blunt (R) Senators Kit Bond (R) Jim Talent (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 21st 69,709 mi²; 180,693 km² 1. ...


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James-Younger gang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1865 words)
The Youngers were cousins of the Dalton brothers (of the infamous Dalton Gang) who were killed in an attempted robbery in Coffeyville, Kansas in 1892.
Frank and Jesse James, Cole and Jim Younger and Clell Miller reportedly robbed the Concord Stagecoach near Malvern, Arkansas for $4,000.
Bob Younger died in prison of tuberculosis at age 36 in 1889.
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