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Charles Whitman

Charles WhitmanAKA Charles Joseph Whitman

Born: 24-Jun-1941
Birthplace: Lake Worth, FL
Died: 1-Aug-1966
Location of death: Austin, TX
Cause of death: Justifiable Homicide
Remains: Buried, Hillcrest Memorial Park, West Palm Beach, FL

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Criminal

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: University Tower sharpshooter

Military service: USMC (1959-64)

Father: Charles A. Whitman (plumber)
Mother: Margaret E. Whitman
Brother: John (younger)
Brother: Patrick (younger)
Wife: Kathleen F. Leissner (m. 17-Aug-1962)

    High School: St. Ann's High School, West Palm Beach, FL (1959)
    University: East Carolina State College
    University: University of Texas at Austin
    University: Alvin Junior College
    University: University of Texas at Austin

    Boy Scouts of America Scoutmaster
    Shot by Police Austin, TX (1-Aug-1966)
    Poaching (deer)
    Unlawful Gambling court martialed (Nov-1963)
    Usury court martialed (Nov-1963)
    Unlawful Possession of a Firearm court martialed (Nov-1963)
    Unlawful Possession of Ammunition court martialed (Nov-1963)
    Death Threats court martialed (Nov-1963), acquitted
    Murder 17 victims
    Eagle Scout
    Risk Factors: Depression, Appendicitis

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