People of Missouri

William "Bloody Bill" Anderson

William “Bloody Bill” Anderson

William “Bloody Bill” Anderson

William Becknell – Father of the Santa Fe Trail

James Berry – A Little Known Outlaw From Missouri

Bartholomew Berthold – Fur Trader

Calamity Jane – Rowdy Woman of the West

George Washington Carver – Scientist, Educator, Inventor

Archie Clement – Confederate Guerilla and Outlaw

Phoebe Couzins – Lady Law

The Dalton Brothers – Lawmen & Outlaws

Fierce Missouri Bald Knobbers

Robert Ford – Jesse James’ Killer

John Charles Fremont

John Charles Fremont

John C. Fremont – The Pathfinder

Frank – The Other James Boy

Jesse James – Hero or Cold Killer

James-Younger Gang

Missouri Bushwhackers – Attacks Upon Kansas

William Quantrill – Renegade Leader of the Missouri Border War

Quantrill – The Man, the Myth, the Soldier

Sterling “Old Pap” Price – Missouri Politician & Confederate Officer

General “Jo” Shelby and His Great Raid through Missouri

Belle Starr, the Bandit Queen

Belle Starr, the Bandit Queen

Belle Starr – The Bandit Queen

The Infamous Younger Brothers

Compiled by Kathy Weiser-Alexander, updated May 2021.

Also See:

Historic People of America

Missouri Main Page

Outlaws on the Frontier

Missouri Photo Galleries