The Kimes Gang

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AuthorHouse, 01‏/01‏/2005 - 428 من الصفحات
The Kimes Gang is a fascinating story of youthful boys who began their outlaw ways as vagrants and thieves and graduated to bank robbery and murder. The gang's various crimes covered several southwestern states including Arkansas, Arizona, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas. Political corruption all the way to the governor's office in Oklahoma is well researched and discussed. The main characters are brothers Matt and George Kimes but also include brothers Roy and Clyde Brandon, Herman Barker, Elmer Inman, and the notorious safecracker Ray Terrill, among others. This book reads as a virtual who's who of crime in the southwest during the 1920s. If interested in this genre, you will be riveted by this book.

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Mike was born and raised in Wisconsin. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and then began work as a fingerprint examiner at the FBI in Washington, D.C. He worked there a couple of years and then moved to Oklahoma in 1977 and began working for the State of Oklahoma. He currently works as an investigator for the Pardon and Parole Board. Mike is interested in Oklahoma’s rich history of lawmen and outlaws.  Mike is a member of a Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahombres, Inc., Western Outlaw-Lawman History Association, Inc. (WOLA) and National Association for Outlaw and Lawman History, Inc. (NOLA).  Mike is a historical researcher and consultant to authors and was a consultant in 1997 Towers Productions for the A & E television show of “The Barker Gang.”  Mike has written several stories for the Oklahombres quarterly journal.  “The Kimes Gang” is his first book.  Mike is divorced with one son and enjoys watching golf, football and basketball.

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