John Wayne Gacy Biography
John Wayne Gacy was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois in the United States by World War I veteran, John Stanley Gacy, and Marion Robinson. He was born on March 17,1942.
He had two sisters. He is an American of Danish and Polish descent.
He had a tumultuous childhood with his share of experience with verbal and physical abuse from his father who was a drunkard.
He engaged in sodomy as a kid and his father beat him for that.
He had a heart condition.
He was married twice with two children; first to Marlynn Myers and then to Carole Hoff with each marriages lasting about 5 years.
John Gacy was a serial killer and pederast who raped, tortured, and murdered at least 33 young men and boys in the United States. Gacy frequently performed as “Pogo the Clown” or “Patches the Clown” at children’s hospitals and philanthropic events, identities he created. Because of his public duties as a clown before his murders were discovered, he became known as the Killer Clown.
John Wayne Gacy Career
John Wayne Gacy started out in his late teenage years in politics as a Democrat precinct captain but moved to Las Vegas to work in the ambulance service and then as an attendant at Palm mortuary.
He moved back home to Chicago to try to further his studies at Northwestern Business College and then got a management trainee position at Nunn-Bush Shoe Company in 1963 after he graduated.
The shoe company moved him to Springfield where he eventually became a manager in the sales department and the Vice President.
Apparently, he revived his sodomic acts with a colleague in Springfield.
John Wayne Gacy Death
John Wayne Gacy was put on death row on March 13,1980 after he was convicted for 33 homicides.
He was put to death by lethal injection on May 10,1994 at the Stateville Correctional Center.
John Wayne Gacy Net Worth
His net worth and other such related earning details are still quite obscure with an estimate between $1 million and $5 million.