Here is a look at the life of convicted Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols.
Personal: Birth date: April 1, 1955
Birth place: Lapeer County, Michigan
Birth name: Terry Lynn Nichols
Father: Robert Nichols, farmer
Mother: Joyce Nichols
Marriages: Marife (Torres) Nichols (1990-2003, divorced); Lana (Osentoski) Nichols (1981-1989, divorced)
Children: with Marife Nichols: Christian, 1995; Nicole, 1993; Jason, 1991-1993 (stepson); with Lana Nichols: Joshua 1982
Education: Attended Central Michigan University but dropped out without graduating
Military service: U.S. Army, 1988-1989
Other Facts: The FBI accused Nichols of helping build the bomb and arranging a getaway car for Timothy McVeigh after the bombing.
Nichols' defense attorneys painted Nichols as a family man who had little to do with the bombing.
Nichols was not in Oklahoma City on the day of the bombing but was at home in Kansas. Prosecutors said Nichols had helped McVeigh make the bomb the day before.
Nichols and McVeigh shared in common a fondness for guns, interest in survivalist training and a distrust of the U.S. government.
Nichols learned how to mix fuel and fertilizer to make bombs while growing up on a farm. His father, a farmer, used such bombs to blow up tree stumps.
Nichols' wife Marife complained at Nichols' trial of being jealous of her husband's close relationship with Timothy McVeigh.
Timeline: May 24, 1988 - Enlists in the Army, at the age of 33.
1988 - Meets Timothy McVeigh while in basic training at Fort Benning.
May 1989 - Is given a hardship discharge so he can go home to take care of his son Josh.
July 1990 - Visits the Philippines looking for a mail-order bride.
Fall 1993 - Timothy McVeigh lives with the Nichols brothers, Terry and James, in their farmhouse.
March 1994 - Takes a job as a farmhand in Kansas.
Fall 1994 - Quits his job as a farmhand to go into business with McVeigh selling guns and military surplus.
October 1994 - Along with McVeigh, steals blasting caps and other explosives materials from a quarry in Kansas.
November 5, 1994 - Reportedly robs Arkansas gun dealer Roger Moore of $60,000 in guns, gold and silver. The items stolen are sold to finance the bomb materials.