Eric F. James
Biography : Eric F. James co-founded the James Preservation Trust together with Jesse's great grandson, Judge James R. Ross. He also is the archivist of the Joan Beamis Research Archive that produced the first genealogy of the Jesse James family, "Background of a Bandit," published in 1970 by the Kentucky Historical Society.
In recent years, Eric supervised the exhumation of Jesse's twin children, reuniting them with their parents per the lifelong wishes of their mother, Zee Mimms-James.
Since 1997, Eric writes & publishes the official web site for the Jesse James family...Stray Leaves - www.ericjames.org
The author's book Jesse James Soul Liberty is the recipient in 2013 of the Milton F. Perry Award.