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Bernard Shelton
Birth: Apr. 25, 1899
Wayne City
Wayne County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1948
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

Organized Crime Figure. Brother of Carl Shelton. Bernie Shelton was one of the most notorious Midwestern gangsters in the early 20th century. Shortly after the murder of his older brother Carl, Bernie was fatally wounded by a sniper outside his Peoria, Illinois, tavern.  (bio by: Dennis Rice) 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Marsh Shelton (1861 - 1944)
  Agnes F Gaither Shelton (1862 - 1957)
 
 Siblings:
  Nora M Shelton (1883 - 1897)*
  Roy Shelton (1885 - 1950)*
  Carl Ray Shelton (1888 - 1947)*
  Earl Robert Shelton (1890 - 1986)*
  Dalta Shelton (1896 - 1960)*
  Bernard Shelton (1899 - 1948)
  Lulu Shelton Pennington (1909 - 1980)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Parkview Cemetery
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Dennis Rice
Record added: Mar 30, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8578860
Bernard Shelton
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Bernard Shelton
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