Jim Bowie (1796-1936) was an American pioneer and soldier. He was one of the heroes of the Texas Revolution who died at the Battle of the Alamo.
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Jim Bowie, c1980 t.p. (Jim Bowie) p.4 (James, or Jim; b. 1795)
Hdbk. Tex., 1952 (Bowie, James, pop. called Jim; b. 1795, d. March 6, 1836)
DAB (Bowie, James, 1796-3/6/1836)
Wikipedia, Mar. 31, 2011 (James Bowie; Jim Bowie; b. Apr. 10, 1796 in Logan County, Ky.; d. Mar. 6, 1836 at the Alamo, San Antonio, Tex.; pioneer and soldier)
Britannica online, Dec. 3, 2012 (James Bowie, byname Jim Bowie; b. 1796? in Logan County, Ky.,; died March 6, 1836 in San Antonio, Tex.; popular hero of the Texas Revolution (1835-36) mainly remembered for his part in the Battle of the Alamo)