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Ernest George Burkhart

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Ernest George Burkhart Veteran

Birth
Greenville, Hunt County, Texas, USA
Death
1 Dec 1986 (aged 94)
Cleveland, Pawnee County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial
Cremated, Ashes scattered. Specifically: Ashes thrown in a river in Oklahoma Add to Map
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Member of a conspiracy, lead by his uncle William Hale, to gain control over Osage Indians oil rights by murdering members of the Osage tribe in Oklahoma. Ernest Burkhart pleaded guilty to being part of the conspiracy and served a prison sentence. Later, pardon by the governor of Oklahoma much to the displeasure of the Osage Tribe.
Member of a conspiracy, lead by his uncle William Hale, to gain control over Osage Indians oil rights by murdering members of the Osage tribe in Oklahoma. Ernest Burkhart pleaded guilty to being part of the conspiracy and served a prison sentence. Later, pardon by the governor of Oklahoma much to the displeasure of the Osage Tribe.


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