Robert Ford

Birthday
31, 1862
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Jun 8, 1892 (30)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
31, 1862
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Jun 8, 1892 (30)

About

Member of Jesse James' gang who shot and killed the notorious outlaw.

Before Fame

He grew up idolizing James and got a chance to join his gang in 1880.

Trivia

He was arrested for a shooting in his house, but was released with the promise he could bring the outlaw James to justice.

Family Life

He was one of seven children born to James Thomas Ford and his wife, and his brothers joined the fringes of James' gang.

Associated With

He shot Jesse James in the back of the head as James was standing to clean a dusty portrait in Ford's house.