Joanne Chesimard has been on the run for 40 years, and has lived outside the United States for most of them. | FBI

Most Wanted Women: FBI's Female Felons: Photos

Joanne Chesimard may have achieved a new level of notoriety, but she isn't the first female criminal that has led the FBI on a long pursuit.

Published On 05/06/2013
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Ruth Eisemann-Schier eluded authorities for 79 days. | FBI
Marie Dean Arrington is in prison in Florida to this day. | FBI
Angela Davis remained politically active even after her arrest and later acquittal. | FBI
Bernardine Rae Dohrn turned herself into authorities in 1980 and served one year in prison for her activities with the Weather Underground. | FBI
Susan Edith Saxe was a student of Brandeis University when she entered radical politics. | FBI
Katherine Ann Power had built a whole new life for herself before she decided to surrender to authorities in 1993. | FBI
Donna Jean Willmott was sentenced to three years in jail after spending nearly a decade on the run. | FBI
Shauntay Henderson was the first woman to appear on the FBI's most wanted list in the 21st century. | FBI