Mar 04, 2017 Watch video Ma Barker was the matriarch of the BarkerKarpis Gang, whose spree of kidnappings, murderers and bank robberies led to her and its members' violent deaths. Learn more about her life and career at
Kate (Ma) Barker (ne Clark; October 8, 1873 January 16, 1935), better known as Ma Barker, and sometimes as Arizona Barker, was American mother of several criminals who ran the Barker gang
Families who Killed together: Ma Barker and The Barker gang. Ma Barker. Born Arizona Donnie Clark (October 8, 1873 January 16, 1935), Kate Ma Barker was the mother of several criminals who ran the Barker gang from the public enemy era, when the exploits of gangs of criminals in the U. S. Midwest gripped the American people and press.