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Albert Lawrence Bates Fingerprint Card, 1933 (Oklahoma City Police Department)

Description:

Oklahoma City Police Department fingerprint card for Albert Lawrence Bates. It includes a list of his criminal record dating from 1916 to 1933 plus a mugshot.

Albert L. Bates (October 16, 1893-July 4, 1948) was an American bank robber and burglar during the 1920s and 1930s. He used a number of different aliases during his criminal career including George Davis, George Harris and J.B. King. He was the longtime partner of George "Machine Gun" Kelly and participated in the kidnapping of oil tycoon Charles Urschel in 1933. He died in Alcatraz Prison in 1948.

Creator(s): Oklahoma City (Okla.). Police Dept.
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Dallas Municipal Archives
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Dallas Police Department Historical Records/Case Files
Usage:
Total Uses: 693
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
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Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1933  
Description:

Oklahoma City Police Department fingerprint card for Albert Lawrence Bates. It includes a list of his criminal record dating from 1916 to 1933 plus a mugshot.

Albert L. Bates (October 16, 1893-July 4, 1948) was an American bank robber and burglar during the 1920s and 1930s. He used a number of different aliases during his criminal career including George Davis, George Harris and J.B. King. He was the longtime partner of George "Machine Gun" Kelly and participated in the kidnapping of oil tycoon Charles Urschel in 1933. He died in Alcatraz Prison in 1948.

Note:

Part of the Dallas Police Department Collection.

Physical Description:

[2] p. ; 20 cm.

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Keyword(s): criminals | outlaws | criminal records | fingerprint charts
Partner:
Dallas Municipal Archives
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Collection:
Dallas Police Department Historical Records/Case Files
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: DSMA_91019-00114
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: DSMA_91019-00115
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth78959
Resource Type: Legal Document
Format: Text
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