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Juanita Dale "Candy Barr" Slusher
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Birth: Jul. 6, 1935
Victoria County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 2005
Victoria County
Texas, USA

Juanita Dale Slusher was known better by her professional name "Candy Barr". Candy Barr was an American stripper, burlesque exotic dancer, actress in one pornographic movie - "Smart Alec", and model in men's magazines of the mid-20th century.
During the 1950s, she received nationwide attention for her stripping career in Dallas, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas; her troubles with the law; shooting her estranged second husband; and being arrested and sentenced to a prison term for drug possession, as well as her relationships with Mickey Cohen and Jack Ruby.
After serving three years in prison, Barr began a new life in South Texas. She briefly returned to stripping in the late 1960s, posed for Oui magazine in the 1970s, and then retired.

In the early 1980s, Barr was acknowledged in the magazine Texas Monthly as one of history's "perfect Texans," along with such luminaries as Lady Bird Johnson.

Created by: Paul Theodore Riegert
Record added: Mar 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34963034

I was lucky enough to see her in Texas while in the Army in 1965, and that was a great sexy lady,he what a stage performer May you rest in peace
- bob
 Added: Apr. 21, 2012
Rest in sweetest peace always, Miss Slusher. You are not forgotten.
- Morganna
 Added: Jun. 18, 2011

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