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Old 12-28-2015, 09:58 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Flora Rohr 1873-1889
Fayette, Missouri
She was a 16 year old girl who shot and killed Mrs. E.J. Johnson and then killed herself because Mrs.Johnson didn't want her dating her son.


James Hartwell Thompson 1898-1948
Missouri
He killed his wife,daughter and his sister-in-law before killing himself.

His sister-in-law, Emily Anne Snow.

Emily Anne Snow (1926 - 1948) - Find A Grave Memorial




Albert Filley 1875-1908
Caldwell County, Missouri
He killed his family and was hanged.

Albert Filley (1875 - 1908) - Find A Grave Memorial



Fred Hager and William Dewitt
Gilliam, Missouri
They were arrested for the murder of a 14 year old girl in 1924.

Daisy Jewel Ashby (1907 - 1924) - Find A Grave Memorial


https://news.google.com/newspapers?n...,5737706&hl=en
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Old 12-29-2015, 10:34 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Donald Ray Busby 1935-1957
Dunklin County, Missouri
He killed his friend and then himself because of a girl.

Donald Ray Busby (1935 - 1957) - Find A Grave Memorial



Melvin Robert Bailey
St.Louis,Missouri
He claimed to have killed Elizabeth Short "The Black Dahlia" in Los Angeles in 1947.

Suspect Melvin Robert Bailey in Pensive Mood - U1061359INP - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis



Andrew Kehoe 1872-1927
This nut lived in St.Louis. He got mad and blew up a school in Michigan killing over 40 people, mostly children.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bath_School_disaster
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Old 12-30-2015, 11:05 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Arthur Johnson alias J.A. Harris
Chillicothe,Missouri
Career burglar who shot and killed the mayor of Cedar Rapids, John T.Carmody, while burglarizing his house. He was given a life sentence in 1909.


James Wesley Garrett 1862-1925
Missouri
A troubled boy was he.

James Wesley Garrett (1862 - 1925) - Find A Grave Memorial




John D. Lee 1812-1877
Born in Illinois, lived in Missouri.
Was charged with the Mountain Meadow Massacre, executed by firing squad.
He had over 50 kids.

John Doyle Lee (1812 - 1877) - Find A Grave Memorial




Frank Berry 1893-1938
Missouri
He killed his wife, her father and himself.

Nelvie Fay Owens Berry 1923-1938 (His wife)

Nelvie Fay Owens Berry (1923 - 1938) - Find A Grave Memorial
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Old 01-01-2016, 02:04 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Bert Hall 1885-1948
Higginsville, Missouri
He was one of the original seven members of the Lafayette Escadrille French Flying Service in France during WWI. He got four confirmed kills and was awarded several medals. He was also a film director, an actor, a writer, a liar, a deserter and a con man and was sent to prison.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bert_Hall




Carl Mays 1891-1971
Born in Kentucky and grew up in Mansfield, Missouri.
He wasn't an outlaw but he still remains the only baseball player to have killed someone during a major league game when he beaned Ray Chapman in 1920. He wasn't well liked by fans or other players and was always hitting batters. Ty Cobb found it necessary to spike him after Mays tried to bean him. His farm house burned down in Missouri and Mays figured it was arson. He was also suspected of throwing some games and is still not in the Hall Of Fame despite having a career record of 207-126 with a 2.92 era.

Carl Mays | SABR


Mansfield, MO - Memorial to Pitcher who Killed Baseball Player with a Baseball
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Old 01-01-2016, 10:35 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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SWINDLERS



Ronald W. Shepard
Lee's Summit, Missouri

Former Lee's Summit Man Pleads Guilty to $3 Million Ponzi Scheme | USAO-WDMO | Department of Justice



Robert James Ewing
Missouri

Convicted Con Man Arrested As Police Uncover Bank Scam - tribunedigital-sunsentinel




Kenneth Edward Godat
Springfield, Missouri

Woman victim of 1/2 million dollar Missouri fraudulent business scam | Examiner.com
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Old 01-02-2016, 11:00 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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James Kennally 1839-1879
Born in Ireland he ran a livery stable in St.Louis that he used as a front for his counterfeiting operation.
In 1876 when his chief engraver was sent to prison he concocted a scheme to steal Lincoln's body and hold it for ransom so he could get his pal released.
I couldn't find much info on him but this link has more on the gang he was with.

http://www.illinoishauntings.com/tomb.html




Joseph Nash McDowell 1805-1868
A grave robbing crazy quack in St.Louis during the 1800s.

Mad Doctor McDowell


When body snatching came to 1840s St. Louis : Entertainment
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Old 01-03-2016, 09:31 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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James "Red" Smith 1864?-1899
He was part of a gang of burglars known as "The Dirty Dozen" that operated around the Kansas City area. On May 13, 1899, while awaiting trial, he plunged a knife into the throat of the arresting officer, Detective John W.Gilley, who was sitting in front of him, and cut him from ear to ear almost decapitating the officer. He then stabbed another officer in the thigh and bolted towards the door. Gilley, holding his throat as the blood was gushing out, fired his revolver striking Smith 4 times in the back while the other officers pumped a few slugs into him to finish him off. Gilley staggered out of the room and wandered down the hall, leaving a trail of blood. A reporter described the scene as looking more like a slaughterhouse than a courtroom. The only other injury was a witness who got grazed in the leg by a stray bullet. Detective Gilley later died.



Carl Zork 1878-1947
St.Louis
The Black Sox Scandal

Carl Zork | SABR




Lillian & Bertha Gregory
Shannon County,Missouri
They were elderly sisters who had sold a couple of cows and some thieves thought that they would have money so they robbed and murdered them but all they could find was 2 dollars so they set fire to the house.

Lillian Gregory (1870 - 1937) - Find A Grave Memorial
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Old 01-05-2016, 09:21 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Pearce "What's The Use" Chiles 1867-1933?
Born in Deepwater,Henry County,Missouri
Baseball player/scoundrel/prison escapee
He fled from Missouri to beat a rape charge in 1896. He signed with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1899 as a 33 year old rookie and batted .320 with 76 RBI. He was caught using an electronic buzzer that helped him steal signals from the opposing team. In 1901 he was arrested for conning money from a man on a train and sentenced to two years in prison. He escaped prison in 1902 and played for several minor league teams under fake names and was booted off one of those teams for punching a woman in the face. The last anyone knew about him was in 1903 where he was playing ball in California.

Pearce Chiles | SABR




Enrico Basante
St.Louis crook in the 1890s

In the 1890s, Cincinnati Had A Mafia Scare - Cincinnati Magazine
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Old 01-06-2016, 10:24 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Allen Kennedy 1865-1961 (Gambler)
Pleasant Hill,Missouri
Considered the greatest card cheat ever. Canadian magician Dai Vernon heard stories about a gambler in Missouri who could do what magicians said was impossible, deal from the center of a deck of cards without being detected, and he spent years tracking him down to learn the trick.



Alvin "Titanic" Thompson 1892-1974
Monett,Missouri
Not an outlaw but was certainly an interesting character.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Titanic_Thompson





Sucker Day

An Oklahoma town celebrates annually getting swindled back in 1950.

Wetumkans Say Suckers Welcome | News OK
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Old 01-06-2016, 09:23 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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John Jacob Factor "Jake The Barber" 1892-1984
Con Man/Gangster

John Jacob Factor (1892 - 1984) - Find A Grave Memorial




Sandra Bridewell "Black Widow" 1944-
Sedalia,Missouri

http://www.biography.com/people/sandra-bridewell-477658



Larry Sullivan Boxer/Con Man/Shanghai Man
Born in St.Louis in the 1860s

http://pnd.stparchive.com/Archive/PN...1032013p04.php

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