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 Allen Britt

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Allen Britt

  • Birth 1882 Kentucky, USA
  • Death 19 Oct 1899 Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Normandy, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
  • Plot Grave is unmarked--in the current Baby Section
  • Memorial ID 23212

American Folk Figure. He was fatally shot by Miss Frankie Baker, a regular in the "red light" district of the city, on Targee Street in St. Louis, Missouri. This incident was written about in a song first called "Frankie & Albert" (for Al Britt), which was later changed to "Frankie & Johnny." A movie with the same name was made several years later.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger


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  • Added: 23 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23212
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Allen Britt (1882–19 Oct 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23212, citing Saint Peter's Cemetery, Normandy, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .