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Arthur Bremer

AKA Arthur Herman Bremer

Born: 21-Aug-1950
Birthplace: Milwaukee, WI

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Assassin

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Shot Governor George Wallace

On 15 May 1972, shot and crippled Alabama Governor George Wallace during a campaign rally for his run for President, Laurel, Maryland. Sentenced to 53 years in prison, he was paroled in 2007, 18 years early due to good behavior.

Wallace, who spent the rest of his life in a wheelchair, died in 1998.

Father: William Bremer
Mother: Sylvia
Brother: Roger (younger)

    High School: Milwaukee Area Technical School, Milwaukee, WI

    Unlawful Possession of a Firearm carrying a concealed weapon, .38 revolver, Milwaukee, WI (18-Nov-1971), charge reduced
    Competency Hearing (Nov-1971)
    Disorderly Conduct pled guilty (8-Dec-1971), fined $38.50
    Attempted Murder Laurel, MD (15-May-1972)
    Assault Laurel, MD (15-May-1972)
    Psychiatric Observation Clifton T. Perkins State Hospital, Jessup, MD (Jun-1972)
    Competency Hearing (Jul-1972)
    Pleaded Insanity
    Assisted by the ACLU
    German Ancestry Paternal
    Risk Factors: Schizophrenia

Author of books:
An Assassin's Diary (1973, memoir)

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