He served as technical adviser on Paramount’s 1927 biopic of his father titled Jesse James. This movie starred cowboy hero Fred Thomson, who normally was a great man to movie audiences. Here Thomson performs Jesse James in a lighthearted method which many elderly timers who remembered Jesse James’s murdering and robbing discovered inaccurate. The movie proved to be unpopular.
He appeared within the 1921 movie Jesse James Under the Black Flag together with his sister Mary James Barr and in Jesse James because the Outlaw.
He owned a pawn store in Kansas City whereas learning regulation. In 1906 James handed the Bar examination in Missouri, and opened a regulation follow in Kansas City.
Following his acquittal for prepare theft, James wrote a e book, Jesse James, My Father (
ISBN 978-1-59107-044-3), which was printed in 1899.
The Jameses moved to Los Angeles, California, within the Nineteen Twenties, the place for a time they ran a restaurant referred to as “The Jesse James Inn”, and remained in California till his demise in 1951.
James married Stella Frances McGowan (Feb 27, 1882 – Jan 1, 1951) on January 2, 1900 within the parlor of his mom’s dwelling, although she was too sick to attend the marriage. The couple had 4 daughters.
James was named after his father, American outlaw Jesse James. He glided by the title of Tim Edwards in his youth to hide his relationship to his father. After his father’s demise, James and his household lived in Kansas City and had been taken underneath the wing of Thomas T. Crittenden Jr., the son of Governor Thomas Theodore Crittenden, who had signed what would grow to be the demise warrant of the outlaw Jesse James. In 1898 James was arrested, and stood trial in 1899 for the theft of a Missouri Pacific prepare. Defended by famous progressive lawyer Frank P. Walsh, James was acquitted of the theft cost.
Jesse Edwards “Tim” James (August 31, 1875 – March 26, 1951) was the one surviving son of American outlaw Jesse Woodson James. He was born in Nashville, Tennessee in the course of the peak of Jesse James’ profession as an outlaw. His mom was Zerelda, Jesse James’ spouse and first cousin.