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 Elmer “The Mysterious Kid” Lewis

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Elmer “The Mysterious Kid” Lewis

Birth
Death
27 Feb 1896 (aged 19)
Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas, USA
Burial
Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas, USA
Plot
Block Q, Lot 311
Memorial ID
46166991 View Source

Western Outlaw. On February 25, 1896, he and Bill Crawford attempted to rob the City National Bank in Wichita Falls. During the holdup, they murdered bank cashier Frank Dorsey. Texas Rangers chased the bandits down and captured them, but they were dragged from the jail by local vigilantes and lynched.

Western Outlaw. On February 25, 1896, he and Bill Crawford attempted to rob the City National Bank in Wichita Falls. During the holdup, they murdered bank cashier Frank Dorsey. Texas Rangers chased the bandits down and captured them, but they were dragged from the jail by local vigilantes and lynched.


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  • Created by: George Bacon
  • Added: 31 Dec 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 46166991
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/46166991/elmer-lewis: accessed ), memorial page for Elmer “The Mysterious Kid” Lewis (Mar 1876–27 Feb 1896), Find a Grave Memorial ID 46166991, citing Riverside Cemetery, Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas, USA; Maintained by George Bacon (contributor 46523227).