Newspaper accounts of Charles Benjamin "Ben" Dalton's death.

These are more examples of the newspaper accounts of the deaths of the Dalton family members.

There is no reference anywhere to any relative named Phillips or to a sister named Bea or Elizabeth.




Abilene Morning News, Wednesday, March 18, 1936, page 4

Plan Service For Brother of Outlaw
By The Associated Press

SUPPLY, Okla., March 17. -- Funeral arrangements were to be made today for Charles Ben Dalton, 83, brother of the members of the notorious Dalton brothers gang, which once operated over the southwest.

Dalton, patient of the state hospital for the insane, had been ill for several months following a stroke of paralysis and died yesterday.

A sister, Miss Leona Dalton, said at Kingfisher that Charles Ben Dalton had never been associated with his brothers' gang, which virtually was wiped out during a Coffeyville, Kas., bank robbery attempt in 1892.

The only surviving member of the Dalton brothers gang is Emmett, who escaped, critically wounded, from the Coffeyville escapade. He lives in Los Angeles.




Ada Evening News, Tuesday, March 17, 1936, page 6

CHARLES DALTON DIES AT SUPPLY
Sister Says Was Never Associated With Brothers in Dalton Gang

SUPPLY, Okla., March 17. -- (AP) Funeral arrangements were to be made today for Charles Ben Dalton, 83, brother of the members of the notorious Dalton brothers gang, which once operated over the southwest.

Dalton, patient of the state hospital for the insane, had been ill for several months following a stroke of paralysis and died yesterday.

A sister, Miss Leona Dalton, said at Kingfisher that Charles Ben Dalton had never been associated with his brothers' gang, which virtually was wiped out during a Coffeyville, Kas., bank robbery attempt in 1892.

Hospital records showed that Dalton entered the hospital from Kingfisher county in 1931.

Survivors include another sister, Mrs. E. D. Whipple, Siloam Springs, Ark., according to hospital records.

The only surviving member of the Dalton brothers gang is Emmett, who escaped, critically wounded, from the Coffeyville escapade. He lives in Los Angeles.




Ardmore Daily Ardmoreite, Tuesday March 17, 1936, page 7

C.B. DALTON PASSES AWAY
Brother of One-Time Notorious Bandits Dies at Hospital for Insane.

SUPPLY, Okla., March 17. -- (AP) Funeral arrangements were to be made today for Charles Ben Dalton, 83, brother of the members of the notorious Dalton brothers gang, which once operated over the southwest.

Dalton, patient of the state hospital for the insane, had been ill for several months following a stroke of paralysis and died yesterday.

A sister, Miss Leona Dalton, said at Kingfisher that Charles Ben Dalton had never been associated with his brothers' gang, which virtually was wiped out during a Coffeyville, Kan., bank robbery attempt in 1892.

Hospital records showed that Dalton entered the hospital from Kingfisher county in 1931. Survivors include another sister, Mrs. E. D. Whipple, Siloam Springs, Ark., according to hospital records.

The only surviving member of the Dalton brothers gang is Emmett, who escaped, critically wounded, from the Coffeyville escapade. He lives in Los Angeles.




Berkeley Daily Gazette, Tuesday Evening, March 17, 1936, page 8

ELDER BROTHER OF OUTLAWS EXPIRES

SUPPLY, Okla., March 17. -- Charles Ben Dalton, 83, law-abiding elder brother of the outlaw Daltons, died in the Western Oklahoma Hospital for Insane here late yesterday after suffering a paralytic stroke.

He was committed to the hospital rom (sic) Kingfisher County in 1931, and according to Dr. John L. Day, hospital superintendant (sic), had been in ill health for some time. His younger brothers, Bob, Grat and Emmett, led the Dalton gang, which was almost wiped out in the ill-fated Coffeyville (Kan.) banks in 1892. Bob and Grat were killed, and Emmett, now living in Los Angeles, was wounded dangerously.

Ben Dalton never joined in his younger brothers' outlaw forays.




Fayetteville Daily Democrat, Wednesday, March 18, 1936, page 2

Brother of Dalton Gang Members Dead

Supply, Okla., March 18 (AP) - Funeral arrangements were made yesterday for Charles Ben Dalton, 83, brother of the members of the notorious Dalton brothers gang, which once operated over the southwest.

Dalton patient of the state hospital for the insane, died Monday.

A sister, Miss Leona Dalton, said at Kingfisher that Charles Ben Dalton had never been associated with his brothers' gang, which virtually was wiped out during a Coffeyville, Kans., bang (sic should be bank) robbery attempt in 1892.

Survivors include another sister, Mrs. E.D. Whipple, Siloam Springs, Ark., according to hospital records.




Kansas City Star, Tuesday, March 17, 1936

DEATH TO KIN OF THE DALTONS
Charles B., Brother of Bandits, Was Not in the Gang, However.
(By the Associated Press.)

SUPPLY, Ok., March 17 - Funeral arrangements were to be made today for Charles Ben Dalton, 83, brother of the members of the notorious Dalton brothers' gang, which once operated over the Southwest.

Dalton, patient of the State Hospital for the Insane, had been ill for several months following a stroke of paralysis and died yesterday.

A sister, Miss Leona Dalton, said at Kingfisher that Charles Ben Dalton never had been associated with his brothers' gang, which virtually was wiped out in a Coffeyville, Kas., bank robbery attempt in 1892.

Hospital records showed that Dalton entered the hospital from Kingfisher County in 1931.

Survivors include another sister, Mrs. E.D. Whipple, Siloam Springs, Ark., according to hospital records.

The only surviving member of the Dalton brothers' gang is Emmett, who escaped, critically wounded, from the Coffeyville escapade. He lives in Los Angeles.




Miami Daily News Record< Miami, OK, Tue., March 17, 1936, page 3

Ben Dalton, Brother Of Desperadoes, Dies

SUPPLY, Okla., March 17 - (AP) - Funeral arrangements were to be made today for Charles Ben Dalton, 83, brother of the members of the notorious Dalton brothers gang, which once operated over the Southwest.

Dalton, patient of the State Hospital for the Insane, had been ill for several months following a stroke of paralysis and died yesterday.

A sister, Miss Leona Dalton, said at Kingfisher that Charles Ben Dalton had never been associated with his brothers' gang, which virtually was wiped out during a Coffeyville, Kas., bank robbery attempt in 1892.

Hospital records showed that Dalton entered the hospital from Kingfisher county in 1931.

Survivors include another sister, Mrs. E.D. Whipple, Siloam Springs, Ark., according to hospital records.

The only surviving member of the Dalton brothers gang is Emmett, who escaped, critically wounded, from the Coffeyville escapade. He now lives in Los Angeles.




Oakland Tribune, Wednesday March 18, 1936, page 3

C.B. Dalton, Brother Of Outlaws, Dies

SUPPLY, Okla., March 18. - (U.P.) - Charles Ben Dalton, 83, law-abiding elder brother of the outlaw Daltons, died in the Western Oklahoma hospital for the insane here late yesterday after suffering a paralytic stroke.

His younger brothers, Bob, Grat and Emmett, led the Dalton gang, which was almost wiped out in the ill-fated raid on the Coffeyville, Kan., banks in 1892.




Port Arthur News, Wednesday, March 18, 1936, page 16

BROTHER OF FAMOUS DALTON OUTLAWS DIES

SUPPLY, Olka., March 18 (UP) - Charles Ben Dalton, 83, law-abiding elder brother of the outlaw Daltons, died in the western Oklahoma hospital for insane here yesterday after suffering a paralytic stroke.

He was committed to the hospital from Kingfisher county in 1931, and according to Dr. John L. Day, hospital superintendent, had been in ill health for some time.




San Antonio Light, Tuesday, March 17, 1936, page 3-A

BROTHER OF DALTONS DIES

SUPPLY, Okla., March 17. - (AP) - Funeral arrangements were to be made today for Charles Ben Dalton, 83, brother of the members of the notorious Dalton brothers gang, which once operated over the Southwest.

Dalton died yesterday.

A sister, Miss Leona Dalton, said at Kingfisher that Charles Ben Dalton had never been associated with his brothers' gang, which virtually was wiped out during a Coffeyville, Kan., bank robbery attempt in 1892.




Wichita Daily Times, Tuesday, March 17, 1936, page 2

ELDER DALTON BROTHER DIES OKLAHOMA HOSPITAL

SUPPLY, Okla., March 17. (UP) - Charles Ben Dalton, 83, law-abiding elder brother of the outlaw Daltons, died in the western Oklahoma hospital for insane here late yesterday after suffering a paralytic stroke.

He was committed to the hospital from Kingfisher county in 1931, and according to Dr. John L. Day, hospital superintendent, had been in ill health for some time.

His younger brothers, Bob, Grat and Emmett, led the Dalton gang, which was almost decimated in the ill-fated raid on the Coffeyville, Kan., banks in 1892. Bob and Grat were killed, and Emmett, now living in Los Angeles, was dangerously wounded.

Ben Dalton never joined in his younger brothers' outlaw forays.