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Bonnie Parker

robber, murderer
Born: 10/1/1910
Birthplace: Rowena, Texas

One half of the infamous Bonnie and Clyde duo, Bonnie Parker assisted her partner, Clyde Barrow , in a nationwide crime spree that lasted from 1932 until their deaths in 1934. Already married to an imprisoned murderer, Bonnie met Clyde in West Dallas, Texas in January 1930. The pair combined to commit 13 murders, numerous kidnappings, and several burglaries and robberies. The FBI and other law enforcement agencies engaged in one of the largest manhunts the United States had seen up to that time, capturing national attention. With most of their accomplices already dead or captured, Bonnie and Clyde were ambushed and killed instantly by a posse of lawmen led by Texas Ranger Frank Hamer near Sailes, Bienville Parish, Louisiana. on May 23, 1934. Bonnie and Clyde's legacy of crime is remembered in the movie Bonnie and Clyde (1967), which inspired others, such as Natural Born Killers (1994)

Died: 5/23/1934

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