Famous and InfamousMissouri Folks

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Do you have a notorious or famous person in yourMissouri family or from your MO county or just know of them??
Sendtheir 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
DanielBoone
 

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
JesseJames
.James-L@rootsweb.com
Bank Robber / Train Robber
ClayCounty
DonJohnson
Actor
BarryCounty
John Joseph 'Black Jack' Pershing
General of the Armies of the United States
Linn County
Harry STruman
US President
Jackson County
PorterWagoner
Grand Ole Opry Star
Howell County
   ColeYounger
Outlaw
JacksonCounty
Larry Flesher,  Website Coordinator
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