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Garland Rex Brinlee, Jr
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Birth: Dec. 23, 1933
Death: Dec. 18, 2009
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA

The former plumber and nightclub owner, Brinlee had been serving a life sentence for the 1971 contract killing of Fern Bolding of Bristow, OK. Bolding, a teacher, was killed when she tried to start her pickup and it exploded. Bolding's husband, Donald Bolding, had been scheduled to testify against Brinlee, who was accused at the time of stealing a pickup in Tulsa County. Although Brinlee allegedly had boasted of arranging the killing, he later denied it. The first time Brinlee escaped was during a July 1973 riot at the prison. He was captured six weeks later in Biloxi, Miss. Brinlee escaped again in 1976 with six other inmates via a utility tunnel. He surrendered just a few days later to an off-duty prison guard in a grocery store in Canadian, OK. 
 
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 Parents:
  Garland Rexford Brinlee (1911 - 1966)
  Odene Paxton Brinlee (1915 - 2008)
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Section 14, Lot 104, Grave 4
 
Created by: MillieBelle
Record added: Aug 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57127142
Garland Rex Brinlee, Jr
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Garland Rex Brinlee, Jr
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