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Albert Fish

Born: May 19, 1870

Death: Jan 16, 1936

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Nationality: United States

Albert Fish

Date of Birth : May 19, 1870
Date of Death : Jan 16, 1936
Birth Place : Washington, D.C.

Hamilton Howard "Albert" Fish was an American serial killer. He was also known as the Gray Man, the Werewolf of Wysteria, the Brooklyn Vampire, the Moon Maniac, and The Boogey Man. A child rapist and cannibal, he boasted that he "had children in every state", and at one time stated the number was about 100. However, it is not known whether he was referring to rapes or cannibalization, nor is it known if the statement was truthful. He was a suspect in at least five murders during his lifetime. Fish confessed to three murders that police were able to trace to a known homicide, and he confessed to stabbing at least two other people. He was put on trial for the kidnapping and murder of Grace Budd, and was convicted and executed by electric chair.

Also known as


  • Werewolf of Wysteria
  • The Boogeyman
  • Brooklyn Vampire
  • Albert Hamilton Fish
  • Gray Man

Children


  • Albert Fish
  • Gertrude Fish
  • Anna Fish
  • Eugene Fish
  • Henry Fish
  • John Fish
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