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4/27/1901 - HIS HEAD SEVERED BY THE ROPE

Diamond Field Jack escaped the noose but poor Black Jack (no connection) was not so lucky.

4/27/1901 - HIS HEAD SEVERED BY THE ROPE
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  1. chris

    chris (13 May 2009)

    Thomas Edward Ketchum, known as Black Jack Ketchum (October 31, 1863–April 26, 1901), was a cowboy and cattle driver who later turned to a life of crime. He was hanged in 1901 for attempted train robbery.
  2. blake

    blake (13 May 2009)

    Article states his last words were. "Good bye. Please dig my grave very deep. All right; hurry up."
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