Plummer, Henry

Plummer, Henry

(1837–64) bandit; place of birth unknown. Nothing is known of his early years. He became the marshal of Nevada City, Calif. (1856), but turned to banditry after he murdered a man there. He organized a bandit group that terrorized the Washington Territory and southern Montana (1862–64). He masqueraded as the sheriff of Bannack, Mont., before being apprehended and hanged by a group of vigilantes.
References in periodicals archive ?
Kukonen was a Titan in the Pantheon of Worcester County's fishing history, along with Bill Plummer, Henry Scarborough, Rocky Bridges, the three Woolner brothers, Everett Skeehan, Harvey Rayner, Jack Swedberg and Ted Williams.