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George E. Barker
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Birth: Oct. 8, 1859
Lebanon
Laclede County
Missouri, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 1941
Joplin
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

George Elias Barker was born October 8, 1859 in Laclede Co., Missouri. He died of chronic myocardities and arterio sclerosis on February 28, 1941 in Joplin, Jasper Co., Missouri. His son Lloyd William "Red" Barker (of Denver, Colorado) was the informant on his death certificate.

George was the son of John Barker and Elvira Adeline McDowell; husband of Arizona Donnie "Arrie Kate" Clark.

George E. Barker
Here is some informaiton on George E. Barker who died February 1941 and is buried at Williams Timberhill Cemetery in Craig County Oklahoma:

Kansas Historical Society
Microfilm Roll O120

The Onaga Herald
June 27, 1935

George Barker Finally Arrested.
Long A Fugitive From Justice, Is Captured In Washington.

George Barker, who has been a fugitive from Justice in this part of the state since 1933, was captured Friday at Longview, Washington, by Sheriff C. E. Carmen, of Nemaha county, Barker waived extradition, and the party started back to Kansas last Sunday.

Barker led a gang of thieves which committed robberies in Seneca, Hiawatha, Blue Rapids, Vermillion, Centralia, Goff, Mayetta, Westmoreland, Onaga, Netewaka, Delia, Havensville, Nortonville, and other places, beginning about July, 1933. he has been the subject of a man hunt for the past two years.

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mparker/maandboys.html

Show died Feb 1941

FBI file.
foia.fbi.gov/barksumm.htm

File on Life of Crime.

http://www.notfrisco,com/colmatales/barker/barkertl.html

Kansas Historical Society
Microfilm Roll O120

The Onaga Herald
July 4, 1935

Barker Faces Long Sentence.
Nemaha County Officers Take 4,000 Mile Trip To Get Him.

While Sheriff C. E. Carman and Deputy Elmer Eiter are on the trip to Kelso, Washington, to return George Barker to Nemaha county, preparations are being made at the jail so he can be held continuously in the new ceil block upstairs, which in addition to being escape-proof, will keep him from the other prisoners. Barker will be the first prisoner in the new block.

Barker faces penalties which may total 38 to 67 years in prison. There are three counts each of which combines burglary and larceny charges. Each is punishable by 10 to 15 years. Three other counts charge larceny, each punishable by sentence of one to five years, Barker also faces an arson charge, which alleges he set fire to the Seneca planning mill. This crime would be arson in the third degree, for which sentence is five to seven years.

Carman and Eiter reached Limon Junction, Colo., the first night of the 4000 mile trip which is necessary to bring back the fugitive. The officers were slowed somewhat by the flooded Republican river. They could not cross at Bellville, had to come back some distance, go south and cross at Clifton.-Seneca Courier-Tribune.

Kansas Historical Society
Microfilm Roll O122

The Onaga Herald
May 7, 1942

George Barker Parole June 1.

George Barker, sentenced in September of 1935 to prison from Nemaha county, for burglary second degree, was among 22 prisoners whom the state parole board decided Friday should be released Barker's parole will be effective June 1. His sentence on two burglary counts, was for 10 to 20 years. He has now served approximately six and half years, and has applied for parole several times within the past year. -Seneca Courier-Tribune.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Barker (1837 - 1913)
  Elvira Adeline McDowell Barker (1838 - 1911)
 
 Spouse:
  Kate Barker (1873 - 1935)*
 
 Children:
  Herman Barker (1893 - 1927)*
  Lloyd William Barker (1898 - 1949)*
  Arthur R. Barker (1899 - 1939)*
  Fred Barker (1903 - 1935)*
 
 Siblings:
  George E. Barker (1859 - 1941)
  William Wiley Barker (1863 - 1955)*
  John Lafayette Barker (1872 - 1954)*
  Charles Franklin Barker (1876 - 1943)*
  Thomas Albert Barker (1879 - 1957)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Aged 81 years. "Father"
 
Burial:
Williams Timberhill Cemetery
Welch
Craig County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Big John
Record added: Feb 26, 2005
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