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 George William Birdwell

George William Birdwell

Birth
Graham, Young County, Texas, USA
Death 23 Nov 1932 (aged 38)
Boley, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Seminole, Seminole County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 6897797 · View Source
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Outlaw. He was a partner and friend of Oklahoma outlaw Pretty Boy Floyd. He and Floyd robbed the banks in Earlsboro, Konawa, Maud, Morris, Shamrock, Tahlequah, and on December 12, 1931, two banks in one day at Castle and Paden, Oklahoma. The bank insurance rates doubled in one year in Oklahoma. Against advice Birdwell attempted to hold up the bank in the African-American community of Boley, Oklahoma in November, 1932. He was shot from within the vault by a citizen.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Barry Sharpe
  • Added: 31 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6897797
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George William Birdwell (19 Feb 1894–23 Nov 1932), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6897797, citing Maple Grove Cemetery, Seminole, Seminole County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .