Emmett Dalton


Emmett Dalton

Emmett Dalton (May 3, 1871 – July 13, 1937)cite web
title = IMDB - Emmett Dalton bio
publisher = Internet Movie Database
url = http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0198276/bio
accessdate = 2007-07-11
] was a train robber and member of the Dalton Gang in the American Old West. He was born to Lewis and Adeline Dalton and was the youngest of the Dalton brothers.

The Dalton Gang's criminal enterprise was ended on October 5, 1892 when they attempted to rob two banks at once in Coffeyville, Kansas. Four of the gang were killed in the ensuing gun fight. Emmett Dalton survived the raid but received 23 gunshot wounds. He was given a life sentence in the penitentiary in Lansing, Kansas and pardoned after 14 years. He moved to California and became a real estate agent, author and actor, dying at the age of 66. He was married to Julia Johnson Dalton, who survived him. They had no children.Citation
title = Last of the Daltons
newspaper = Fresno Bee
year = 1943
date = 06-27
url = http://www.rumormillnews.com/cgi-bin/archive.cgi?noframes;read=4294
]

In 1918 he portrayed himself in the movie version of his book "Beyond the Law."cite web
title = IMDB - Emmett Dalton
publisher = Internet Movie Database
url = http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0198276/
accessdate = 2007-07-11
]

In 1931, he published "When the Daltons Rode", later made into a movie staring Randolph Scott.

References

External links

[http://www.kayempea.net] Emmett Dalton Biography - Emmett Dalton in the news, articles from 1892-1937


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