Bear State Books
Exeter, California

Biographies

The Killing of Jim McKinney

Notorious bad guy Jim McKinney went on a rampage in Bakersfield, California. This is his story.

DETAILS: Hardbound, 1988.

IAUTHOR: Harold. L. Edwards

PRICE: $24.95

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This book provides a factual account of the life and times of Porterville’s Jim McKinney, who had a notorious reputation as an overall bad guy. McKinney grew up in Porterville, California, going on a rampage in 1902 and 1903 that culminated with his death and that of two marshals in Bakersfield. Edwards looks at the information surrounding McKinney’s life and death, laying it out in book form. Hardbound, 1988.

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