Gary Chilcote is the manager and museum director of the house in which Jesse James was murdered on April 3, 1882, in St. Joseph, Missouri.
Even 126 years after the Wild West outlaws death, tourists still swarm the historic house to see the place where Jesse James died, and see the infamous hole in the wall made by the very bullet that killed James.
And while tourists visit with tall tales of James life on their minds, Chilcote steers clear of fakelore in the museum and says James was actually more normal than people think.
He says James wasnt a very good bank robber and only made off with about $275,000 during his 15 years of holding up banks.
When James died, he wasnt buried with millions of dollars like some believe, but instead had no money.
The local sheriff ended up selling some of the outlaws possessions for a measly $119, which was used to support his wife and kids.
Although James killed plenty of people in his lifetime, Chilcote says he was still a good father and husband, and died in his wifes lap the day he was shot by the Ford Brothers.
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