FC: Ben Thompson | By:Sydney Eckberg
1: If you lived in Austin, Texas and you found out how many people were killed because of one person, I don't think you would want to be living there anymore...
2: Ben Thompson was born in England on November 11, and in his lifetime he has killed a ton of people. The first person he killed was at the age of 18 and ever since, he's been killing people.
3: Ben moved to Austin Texas with his parents in 1852
4: In 1865 Ben joined Maximillian's forces in Mexico at age 22
5: He was held in prison for murder in 1868 and was released in 1870
6: In 1871 he opened a Bull's Head Saloon with his partner Philip H. Coe
7: Ben worked as a printer and subsequently took up gambling as a career
8: He killed his brother in law, Jim Moore, and was believed that he abused his sister.
9: When Texas, Austin elected him for the city marshall, he stopped killing people
10: July 11, 1882 Ben was resigned as marshal because he had killed someone
11: Ben Thompson died on March 11, 1884 at age 41
12: In conclusion, Ben Thompson was a very bad guy because of how many people he had killed and what he has done in his whole lifetime.
13: Sources | http://www.frontiertimes.com/outlaws/thompson.html