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Thomas Edward Ketchum

Dates: Around 1900

A portrait of Thomas Edward Ketchum, 1863-1901, who was also known as "Black Jack" Ketchum. Ketchum pursued a life of train robbery and murder in the southwest as one of many outlaws based in the Hole-in-the-Wall Pass in Johnson County, Wyoming. He was convicted for an August 16, 1899 attempt to rob a train at Twin Mountain, New Mexico Territory, and was subsequently hung in Clayton, New Mexico Territory, on April 26, 1901.

Thomas Edward Ketchum