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Edward Theodore Gein , also known as the Butcher of Plainfield or the Plainfield Ghoul, was an American killer and body snatcher. Gein's crimes, committed around his hometown of Plainfield, Wisconsin, gathered widespread notoriety in 1957 after authorities discovered he had exhumed corpses from local graveyards and fashioned trophies and keepsakes from their bones and skin. Gein also confessed to killing two women: tavern owner Mary Hogan in 1954 and hardware store owner Bernice Worden in 1957.

Ed Gein
Gein, c. 1958
Born
Edward Theodore Gein

(1906-08-27)August 27, 1906
DiedJuly 26, 1984(1984-07-26) (aged 77)
Resting placePlainfield Cemetery
Other names
  • Eddie
  • The Mad Butcher
  • The Plainfield Ghoul
  • The Plainfield Butcher
  • The Butcher of Plainfield
OccupationNumerous unspecified jobs
Conviction(s)First-degree murder (later found legally insane)
Criminal penaltyInstitutionalized in the Mendota Mental Health Institute
Details
Victims2 murders confirmed, 7 suspected, 9 corpses mutilated (obtained from desecrated graves)
Span of crimes
1947–1957
CountryUnited States
State(s)Wisconsin
Date apprehended
November 16, 1957
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Ed Gein - Bio, Age, Wiki, Facts and Family

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Ed Gein's About

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Famous Wisconsin killer and necrophile who committed unusual atrocities before being given a life sentence in a mental institution in 1968.

Ed Gein Family life

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Had an older brother named Henry who died in a fire, along with their father, and it is believed Ed started it.

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Ed Gein Before Fame

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He was a devout Christian who held a great fear of his domineering mother.

Ed Gein Trivia

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His crimes also included grave robbing and creating a woman suit of stitched together body parts, thus allowing him to feel like his mother.

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Ed Gein Height Weight

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At the age of 78, Ed Gein height is 1.7 m.

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He was partly the inspiration for the killer Buffalo Bob in the 1991 thriller Silence of the Lambs, directed by Jonathan Demme.

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Facts About Ed Gein

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● Ed Gein was born on August 27, 1906 (age 78) in Wisconsin, United States
● He is a celebrity criminal



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