Who was Sonny Barger’s second wife Sharon Gruhlke?

by Kirti Rajput

What happened to Elsie Mae George, Sonny Barger’s first wife?

Sonny Barger started a relationship with former beauty queen Sharon Gruhlke in 1969, two years after his first wife, Elsie Mae George, passed away from an embolism in 1967. Elsie Mae died in 1965.

Elsie passed away in Alameda County, California, when she was 24 years old. Her gravestone stands in Evergreen Cemetery, in Oakland.

The New York Times reported in March of 1973 that her death was the result of an illegal abortion, which is relevant to recent political changes in the United States because it is relevant to recent political changes in the US. She passed away in 1967, and the Roe v. Wade case was initially argued in 1971, with the decision coming in January of 1973.

According to research that can be read in its entirety on the website of the National Library of Medicine, pulmonary thromboembolism is a complication of inducing an abortion that occurs infrequently but is a serious health risk.

Who is Sharon Gruhlke, Sonny Barger’s second wife?

Sharon Gruhlke was in Sonny Barger’s life as early as 1969. They tied the knot in 1973, the same year that Sonny was sentenced to serve time in Folsom Penitentiary.

They stayed together for at least 21 years after they first met. When the Los Angeles Times did a profile on him in 1994, Sonny Barger was still residing in the home that he had purchased close to the Oakland Zoo in the middle of the 1960s alongside his wife Sharon Gruhlke.

During that time period, Sharon, who was then known as Sharon Barger, was engaged in the business of selling T-shirts that featured her husband. According to reports, one of the shirts featured the inscription “Sonny Barger, American Legend” along with flames on the sleeves.

Sharon was honored with the title of Maid of Livermore in 1968, the year she turned 19 years old. Livermore is located east of Oakland. She had previously held the title of beauty queen, but it appears that she has put that in the past since she began dating Sonny.

Sharon Gruhlke and Sonny Barger ever had children?

According to the information provided by Encyclopedia.com, Ralph “Sonny” Barger and Sharon Gruhlke, his second wife, were able to successfully adopt a child together.

There is no new information to be found on the website regarding Barger’s daughter, and it does not appear that he has any other wives who have given birth to any of his other children.

After all, his marriage to his first wife, Elsie Mae George, was cut short by an embolism that was caused by an illegal abortion that she had before Roe v. Wade was implemented in the early 1970s, and Sonny and Zorana did not have any children together. His second marriage to Zorana also did not result in the birth of any children.

It would appear that Sonny Barger’s marriage to his third wife, Noel, who already had a daughter by the name of Sarrah, was the most successful attempt he made at having a second child.

Sonny Barger and Sharon Gruhlke age difference?

Sharon Gruhlke was somewhere around 23 years old when she and Sonny Barger tied the knot in 1973 and became husband and wife.

Sonny would have been around 35 years old if he had lived, given that he was born in 1938. The age difference between Barger and Gruhlke was approximately 11 years as of June 1979, when they were each 29 years old and the other was 40 years old.

In that same year, the New York Times published an article stating that the United States government had “culminated a long drug investigation” into the Hells Angels motorcycle club “with the arraignment of 18 members,” which included Ralph “Sonny” Barger and his wife Sharon.

He was given a sentence of ten years in prison, while she was charged but not convicted of the crime. She was mentioned once more in the article that the Times published in 1980 about a hung jury. By the time that an interview with Barger was conducted by the Los Angeles Times in the latter half of 1994, he had already achieved the status of “outlaw legend,” and the couple had been married for more than twenty years.

They divorced prior to the year 2000, by which time he was already married to his third wife, a horse breeder by the name of Noel who was a friend of Sharon’s.