|Birth: ||Dec. 11, 1855|
|Death: ||Oct. 8, 1890|
Outlaw.Robbed his first train in Bellevue Texas December 1, 1886 with his brother Jim.He hit his second train at Gordon Texas in January 1887, successfully taking $4,200 from the express car. Rube earned the distinction of being the only man in history to rob a train by himself.He was captured in 1890 and soon escaped.He was killed in a shootout a few days later.His body was taken to Birmingham and was displayed to the public before being sent home for burial.
Allen Henry Burrow (1825 - 1892)
Martha Caroline Terry Burrows (1828 - 1912)
Virginia Riverson Burrow (1859 - 1882)*
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Record added: May 02, 2005
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Added: Jan. 13, 2013
I believe the following to be the biography of Rube Burrow; however the year of birth is one year different (although on the same day). This is a book by George W. Agee, found in the Internet Archive: http://www.archive.org/details/rubeburrowkingof00age...(Read more)|
Added: Jan. 19, 2012
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