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Pertaining To St. Louis

Posted 02-13-2021 at 07:05 AM by aliasfinn
Updated 01-31-2022 at 05:08 AM by aliasfinn

Interesting Things To Google.

A St. Louis woman, Pearl Curran, claimed to receive poetry from a spirit through a Ouija board.

Clarence Terhune, a St. Louis caddy, stowed away on the German airship Zeppelin.

The bullet that killed Wild Bill Hickok is buried in St. Louis.

Pretty Boy Floyd was sent to the Missouri penitentiary for a $12,000 St. Louis payroll robbery.

John Dillinger attended an automobile show at Municipal Auditorium in St. Louis.

The Reno Gang and their father lived in St. Louis for a couple of years when things got too hot for them in Indiana.

Frank James, Jesse's brother, was cremated in St. Louis.

Outlaw Sam Bass ran away from his Indiana home when he was a teenager and went to St. Louis but didn't stay long because he thought the city was too dangerous.

Doc Holliday practiced dentistry in St. Louis.

Jack The Ripper died in St. Louis.

Billy The Kid's mother ran a boarding house in St. Louis.

The pirate Jean Lafitte lived his last years around St. Louis and is buried across the river in Alton.

The Sundance Kid and Etta Place were spotted by Pinkerton detectives at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair.

Charles Manson went to St. Louis in the 1950s and got a tattoo.

The 1949 exorcism in St. Louis.

Geronimo rode the Ferris wheel at the St. Louis World's Fair.

Serial killer H.H. Holmes was locked up in a St. Louis jail with a Missouri train robber.

John Slack, one of the men involved in the Great Diamond Hoax of 1872, moved to St. Louis and opened a casket making company.

Big Jim Kennally, a counterfeiter from St. Louis, came up with a plan to steal Lincoln's body in 1876.

Egan's Rats, St. Louis gangsters, were the main suspects in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre.

John Wilkes Booth was arrested in St. Louis for making anti-government threats.

Mark Gray, who worked for a St. Louis dry goods firm, attempted to assassinate Edwin Booth during a play in Chicago.

Martin Monti, a St. Louis born pilot, defected to Nazi Germany during the war and worked as a propagandist.
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