September 6, 1883

Frank James was acquitted on a murder charge in connection with a train robbery at Gallatin. He left to face charges in another murder trial. He was never convicted of any crime in Missouri.

June 28, 1902

It was announced that Frank James had decided to live again in Kearney, MO along with his wife. He also stated (through his attorney) that his aged mother was planning to live with them.

October 5, 1882

Frank James surrendered on the steps of the state capitol. He made a short speech and turned his gun over to the Governor. Read more about this in Tales From Missouri and the Heartland.