Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Bonnie and Clyde
Henry and Ivan Methvin. Henry Methvin was a member of the Barrow's gang. Henry and his father, Ivan, made a deal with the Texas authorities for Henry to be pardoned in exchange for information on the gang. Henry did receive a pardon in Texas, but not in Oklahoma, where he was arrested and tried for murder. He served 12 years, and after his release, he was run over by a train in 1948.
1934. On May 23, 1934, Bonnie and Clyde's tan '34 Ford was ambushed by ex-Texas Ranger Frank Hamer and six officers. At least 167 shots hit the car and about 50 hit them.
an oil refinery. It is even suspected that bank robber Ray Hamilton was with Bonnie and Clyde during this robbery.
Buck Barrow. The gang surfaced again in Platte City, Missouri, at a small hideout. During the shooting, Bonnie and Buck's wife Blanche were wounded and the gang quickly escaped and ended up in Dexter, Iowa, 25 miles from Des Moines. They were found again the next morning in a field, where Clyde's arm was wounded and Bonnie was hit with shotgun pellets. W.D. was hit twice, and Buck was shot many times and died a few days later.
$2500. After leaving the bank, they were shot at many times but escaped on a country road with $2500.
Joplin, Missouri. Just after Buck Barrow joined the gang, they stayed in an apartment in Joplin, MO. One night they were found by police searching the neighbourhood. The gang fled, killing two officers and wounding both gang member W.D. Jones, and Bonnie.
$115. Bonnie and Clyde were suspected of having made their first robbery in Cedar Hill, Texas, even though it cannot be proven for sure. But they did make a proven successful heist in Orange, MO, getting a small amount of $115.
a county deputy. After Bonnie was first arrested, she was shortly released and returned to Clyde and they were involved in their first shooting in April 1932, claiming the life of a county deputy in Dallas. This information comes from the book "Robbing Banks: An American History 1831-1999", by L.R. Kirshner, published in 2000.
his brother. Clyde Barrow's brother Buck was sentenced to five years in prison for burglary. As a teen, Clyde was also a criminal, charged with stealing cars, animal abuse, and torturing children.
Rowena, TX. Bonnie Parker was born on October 1, 1910 in Rowena, Texas, a small town near Old Dodge City.
Jesse James. Bonnie referred to Jesse James in her poem entitled "The Story of Bonnie and Clyde." She wrote this poem a few weeks before she died.
|Bonnie died a married women. She was never divorced from her husband. What was his name?||Bonnie and Clyde
Roy Thornton. Bonnie married Roy Thornton when she was sixteen. Her husband ended up in the penitentiary a year after their marriage; she never divorced him. Bonnie died Mrs. Roy Thornton.
May 23, 1934. Bonnie and Clyde went into the the nearby town of Sailes in the morning of May 23, 1934. A posse was waiting for them on the way back. They stopped when they spotted an abandoned truck. The posse opened fire, Hamer chose not to call out a warning because Bonnie and Clyde always escaped when given the slightest advantage. They died in a hail of bullets.
|What deal did Iverson Methvin make with bounty hunter, Frank Hamer?||Bonnie and Clyde
A reduced sentence for his son.. Henry Methvin confessed to his father that he regretted the day he ever got involved with Bonnie and Clyde. He wished that he could be pardoned of all his crimes and start anew. This gave Iverson the idea to work out a deal with the authorities. Bonnie and Clyde were staying at Iverson's cabin at the time.
|Bonnie and Clyde engineered a jail break at which prison on January 16, 1934?||Bonnie and Clyde
Eastham Prison Farm. They successfully freed the gang's old ally, Ray Hamilton, who had been captured in Michigan. Ray Hamilton brought along a fellow escapee, Henry Methvin. He was the one that later betrayed Bonnie and Clyde.
|What was the name of the tourist camp that the gang booked into on July 18, 1933?||Bonnie and Clyde
Red Crown. While the gang waited outside, Blanche, Buck Barrow's wife, entered the office and booked two rooms. The clerk was suspicious and alerted the authorities. Just before midnight, the police closed in on the two cabins. In the gun battle that followed, Buck Barrow was fatally injured.
|In Springfield, Missouri, a motorcycle cop pulled the gang's car aside when it was going 70 miles an hour. What was the name of the motorcycle cop?||Bonnie and Clyde
Persell. This officer was lucky the gang just wanted to have some fun that night. They ordered him into the back seat and drove to Orogono where their car battery died. The gang not only made the officer steal another car battery, but installed it as well. The gang thanked him for his help and drove away laughing.
Got a fellow prisoner to cut off his toes.. Clyde managed to persuade a fellow prisoner to 'accidentally' cut off two off his toes while they were on work detail. The ruse worked, and Clyde was paroled on February 8, 1932, and was released one week later. However, Clyde was unaware that his mother had been successful in appealing to members of the judicial system to get parole for her son to be released within two years.
|Bonnie and Clyde robbed their first bank on November 30, 1932. What was the name of the bank?||Bonnie and Clyde
Oswego Bank. Fed up with store holdups, Clyde decided to try robbing banks. Bonnie went into the bank the day before, pretending to be interested in opening a bank account. The real reason was to give Clyde a layout of the bank. Bonnie waited outside in the car while Clyde went into the bank to rob it. Clyde demanded money from the teller, but an alert guard spotted his gun and fired a shot at him but missed. Clyde panicked, and grabbed only $80.00 that was laying on the desk and ran out. Their first bank job was a failure.
October 1, 1910. Bonnie was born on October 1, 1910, in Rowena, Texas. After her father died, her mother moved the family to Cement City in Dallas, Texas.
|In the year of 1934, Bonnie and Clyde took their final breath when they were ambushed by the authorities. On what day did the ambush occur?||Bonnie & Clyde
May 23. On May 23, 1934, Bonnie and Clyde were driving down a quiet road in Clyde's Ford v-8 near Arcadia, Louisiana. While they were driving down the road, they spotted a broken down car and Clyde pulled over to investigate. What neither of them knew, was that the authorities were waiting on the other side of the road behind some bushes. After Clyde stopped the car, the authorities carried out their plan. 167 rounds were fired and pumped into Clyde's car and both Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were killed. Their accurate time of death was said to be 10:19 PM.
|When Bonnie and Clyde were ambushed by the authorities, how old was Bonnie?||Bonnie & Clyde
23. When the two famous criminals met their end, Bonnie Parker was a 23 year old woman and Clyde Barrow was 24. At the time of their ambush, they were the only two remaining members of the Barrow Gang. Buck had been killed and the others had been captured by the law.
Yes. During the time Bonnie met Clyde in January of 1930, she was married to a man that was actually a criminal serving time in prison. When Clyde first met Bonnie, he was unmarried.
|One time, Clyde kidnapped a man and a woman in rural, Louisiana. Exactly where did he release them?||Bonnie & Clyde
Waldo, Texas. Not only did Clyde kidnap people, but he was also responsible for several other crimes. Both he and Bonnie robbed banks, grocery stores, and they also were accused of killing at least thirteen people. Supposedly, nine of their victims were said to be police officers.
|Bonnie had a sister and her sister was accused of murdering two police officers. What was her sister's name?||Bonnie & Clyde
Billie Mace. Actually, the real murderers of the two police officers was Bonnie and Clyde. Thanks to the help of a ballistics expert, Billie Mace was found as not guilty and she was released from jail.
1909. Clyde Barrow was born in the year of 1909. His brother Ivan M. Barrow, who was known as Buck, joined Bonnie and Clyde in their crime spree and with some other helping friends, the Barrow Gang was formed.
Parker. Bonnie's last name was Parker and Clyde's last name was Barrow and his middle name was Chestnut. Bonnie Parker was born on October 1, 1910.
|When Clyde was in prison for fourteen years, he hated the horrible work detail. Did he have an inmate cut off two of his toes?||Bonnie & Clyde
Yes. When Clyde was in the slammer with a sentence of fourteen years, he hated the horrible work detail. So, he had a fellow inmate cut off two of his toes. He really shouldn't have bothered with this. The reason why is because two weeks later, he was pardoned after a heartfelt plea from his mother.
January, 1930. Bonnie and Clyde first met in Dallas Texas. They met in the month of January, 1930. At the time they met, Bonnie was 19 years old and Clyde was 21.