Frank Pitts, Sr

Frank Pitts, Sr

Birth
Vinita, Craig County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 9 Aug 1923 (aged 31)
Ketchum, Craig County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Big Cabin, Craig County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 17104113 · View Source
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Frank Pitts was the son of Alexander L. & Martha Ann (Huckaby) Pitts of Big Cabin, Craig Co., OK.

Spouse: Myrtle Mae Lester married on 07 Nov 1916 in Oklahoma.

Frank was a cashier at the Ketchum Bank and shot during a bank robbery by three men named Richard A. Birkes, Allison "Dick" Ivey and Raymond Thomas. The shooter, Richard Birkes, received death by electrocution for killing Frank Pitts on Feb 1, 1924 at Oklahoma State Penitentiary at McAlester, OK.


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  • Created by: Mindy
  • Added: 21 Dec 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17104113
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Pitts, Sr (15 Feb 1892–9 Aug 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17104113, citing Big Cabin Cemetery, Big Cabin, Craig County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Mindy (contributor 46796420) .