FC: Sam Bass By:Joey Mydra
1: Sam Bass is one of the most famous thieves on the old west.
2: Sam Bass is credited for committing the biggest robbery on the Union Pacific.
4: He lived from 1851 to 1878. He died on July 21st, his 27th birthday.
5: He was scouting out a robbery, he was shot and killed.
6: When Sam was 10 years old, he was orphaned and then lived with an abusive uncle with his other siblings.
7: A couple years later, in 1869, he sent out on his own and lived in Mississippi until 1871, when he moved to Denton, Texas.
8: While in Texas, Sam Bass handled horses in the stables of the Lacy House Hotel.
9: He also raced horses, and raised a heard of longhorn cattle that he eventually sold.