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James Earl Ray is the man who shot and killed civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on 4 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. King was killed while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel, and police determined that Ray had shot him with a rifle from the window of a rented room across the street. Ray, who had a record as a petty criminal and was an escapee from a Missouri prison, disappeared but was captured in England two months later and charged with killing King. Ray pled guilty to t More »
Born: May 10, 1929 (Alton, Illinois)


James Earl Ray (March 10, 1928 – April 23, 1998) was a convicted murderer who assassinated ... Ray was born to a poor family on March 10, 1928, in Alton, Illinois, the son of Lucille (née Maher) and George Ellis Ray. He had Welsh, Ulster ...


Jul 13, 2016 ... James Earl Ray was the assassin of celebrated civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Learn more at Biography.com.


American criminal James Earl Ray (1928–1998) pled guilty to assassinating civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. and was sentenced to 99 years in prison on ...


Sep 18, 2017 ... James Earl Ray: Biography of James Earl Ray, U.S. assassin of African American civil-rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. (April 4, 1968).


Mar 15, 2017 ... James Earl Ray was an American assassin convicted for the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. This biography profiles his childhood, life, ...


Apr 24, 1998 ... James Earl Ray dies at Columbia Nashville Memorial Hospital while ... the day that James Earl Ray was born, his uncle went to prison and the ...


A. James Earl Ray Fired One Shot at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Shot Killed Dr. King Biography of James Earl Ray The committee's investigation Dr. King was ...


Jan 17, 2016 ... James Earl Ray, the convicted assassin of civil rights icon Martin Luther .... for Ray, a move that, according to Coretta Scott King's biography by ...


James Earl Ray was born on March 10, 1928 in Alton, Illinois, USA. He died on April 23, 1998 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.