Famous and Infamous Missouri Folks

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Do you have a notorious or famous person in your Missouri family or from your MO county or just know of them??
Send their name, the county and any background info that you may have on them.
Include URL if there is a web page and mailing list if one is known. Please use "Famous MO Persons" as the subject of your message.


 
 
Name
Occupation/Vocation
County
Moses Austin
Industrialist & Lead Miner; father of Stephen F. Austin
Washington County
Thomas Wesley Benoist
Aeronautical Entrepreneur and Aviation Pioneer
Washington County & St. Louis
Daniel Boone
 

Frontiersman

St. Charles County
Walter Elias 'Walt' Disney
"the most significant figure in graphic arts since Leonardo DaVinci"
Linn County & St. Louis
Edward G. Eggling
Personal Steward to Confederate President Jefferson Davis
St. Louis County
Jesse James
.James-L @rootsweb.com
Bank Robber / Train Robber
Clay County
Don Johnson
Actor
Barry County
John Joseph 'Black Jack' Pershing
General of the Armies of the United States
Linn County
Harry S Truman
US President
Jackson County
Porter Wagoner
Grand Ole Opry Star
Howell County
   ColeYounger
Outlaw
Jackson County
Larry Flesher,  Website Coordinator
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