I am sure that E.C. Mullendore and family were related to Noel Mullendore and his Father Dave, in fact in the book it mentions that when the original Mullendore,who was John, came to Kansas, from Indiana in the late 1800s they settled on a farm near Howard. On the same page in the book where it is discussing Erd Mullendore's preparation for the run in the Cherokee Strip it says:One night in the farmhouse at Howard".At the time E.C. III was murdered I happened to live in Bartlesville Oklahoma and worked with the ex-wife of E.C. III's bodyguard, Chub Anderson. We immediately bought a copy of the book when it came out, in later years we acquired another copy for one of our sons. In the Elk County History book it also discuss that John Mullendore came from Indiana and settled near Howard, two of his sons mentioned were Erd C. and David, it appears thatErd C. was E.C. III"s Grandfather and David "Dave" Mullendore his brother, was Noel Mullendore's father.
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