Summary from "Mother of Counties"

Owned a two story home overlooking Black River in Powhatan. Served as mayor and jailer for many years. Had a watermelon farm. Their house became a popular boarding house. Attended Methodist Episcopal Church. Two sons William Rector, and Robert Luther. Died 1931. Buried in powhatan cemetery.


George Flippo was convicted of carrying a concealed weapon and was pardoned by Governor Davis.1

 In 1901, G.W. Flippo was named an honorary commissioner to the World's Fair for Lawrence County.2

In 1908, Flippo unearthed a strange ore from a mine opened near Powhatan by himself. 3




1. Arkansas Democrat (Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas) · 15 Dec 1906, Sat · Page 5 gw flippo pardoned.pdf

2. Arkansas Democrat (Little Rock, Arkansas) · Wed, Sep 25, 1901 · Page 8 World's fair commissioners.pdf

3. Daily Arkansas Gazette (Little Rock, Arkansas) · Wed, Jun 3, 1908 · Page 5 mine finds strange mineral.pdf