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Herman Barker
Birth: Oct. 30, 1893
Aurora
Lawrence County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 29, 1927
Wichita
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA

Criminal. Born in Aurora, Missouri to George and Kate Barker. Herman's life of crime began at an early age, when he and brother Lloyd Barker organize a youth gang, which dedicates itself to petty burglaries. Herman is arrested for robbery in Joplin, Missouri and is released to the care of his mother in 1915. After spending most of the Twenties in the company of the Kimes-Terrill gang, robbing banks in Texas, Oklahoma, and Missouri, Herman Barker gets flagged down by policemen following the robbery of a Newton, Kansas store. Barker kills a police officer, but is seriously wounded as he attempts to speed past a roadblock. He turns his gun on himself, apparently committing suicide. (bio by: Shock) 
 
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 Parents:
  George Elias Barker (1859 - 1941)
  Kate Barker (1873 - 1935)
 
 Siblings:
  Herman Barker (1893 - 1927)
  Lloyd William Barker (1898 - 1949)*
  Arthur R. Barker (1899 - 1939)*
  Fred Barker (1903 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Suicide, during gunfight with police
 
Burial:
Williams Timberhill Cemetery
Welch
Craig County
Oklahoma, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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