By: Sarah Coutu
Butch Cassidy was a notorious train robber. He devoted his life to thievery. He partnered with Harry Longabaugh, also known as the “Sundance Kid”. They partnered to rob trains and banks as the leaders of the Wild Bunch. Butch Cassidy was born April 13, 1866 in Beaver, Utah and died at the age 43 in San Vicente Bolivia. Butch Cassidy was wanted for robbery in many states. There were wanted posters of him all over. Butch Cassidy was described as “Blue eye, light brown hair, medium build, mustache (on occasion), 2 scares on the back of his head, and a small scare under his left eye”. Even though Butch Cassidy was a robber n the old west, he is known as today of 1 of the worst outlaws from back in the day.
April 13,1866- Born in Beaver UtahNovember 3,1887 - Robbed with the Mccarty Brothers and Matt WarnerJune 24, 1889- stole $21,000 from Valley bankNovember 30, 1889 - Robbed with the Mccarty Brothers and Matt Warner the San Miguel Bank in Telluride Early 1890's- became envolved with female old west outlaws and rancher Ann BassetNovember 6, 1909- Deied in San Vicente Bolvia