January 15, 1844 is the Birthday of Cole Younger

January 15, 1844, is the birthday of guerilla fighter and outlaw Cole Younger from Lee’s Summit.   

 This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.

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