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Bill Miner
Birth: 1843
Bowling Green
Warren County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Sep. 2, 1914
Milledgeville
Baldwin County
Georgia, USA

Western Outlaw (The Grey Fox/The Gentleman Bandit). Miner was a notorious outlaw in the 1800s and 1900s. Many historians consider him one of the most famous train robbers of all time. The also believe that he was the first to coin the term "Hands Up." He served time in many jails and prisons, including San Quentin, before ending up in the Georgia State Penitentiary where he died. Records show that despite all his crimes, he never killed anyone. He is the subject of the books, "The Grey Fox- The True Story of Bill Miner--Last of the Old-Time Bandits," and "Bill Miner: Stagecoach and Train Robber." "The Grey Fox" (starring Richard Farnsworth as Miner) is based on him. (Cemetery notes: He actually is not buried under the marker with his name, but rather in an unmarked grave--no. 6 in lot 18, to the east.) (bio by: Evening Blues) 
 
Burial:
Memory Hill Cemetery
Milledgeville
Baldwin County
Georgia, USA
Plot: East side, Section J, Lot 7, Person 1
 
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Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Oct 09, 2003
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