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  • John Wayne Gacy

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    John Wayne Gacy was born in Chicago, Illinois on March 17 1942. Gacy had an uneventful childhood up until the age of eleven. While out playing he had been struck on the head by a swing. Subsequently he suffered fainting fits for many years. Gacy graduated from business school and went on to work as a shoe salesman for the Nunn Bush shoe company. Gacy met and then married work colleague Marilynn Myres in 1964. The marriage ended when Gacy was imprisoned for ten years at a correctional institute

  • John Wayne Gacy

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    John Wayne Gacy Edward Low Criminology Fall 2013 Professor Ortiz INTRODUCTION On March 17, 1942, John Wayne Gacy was born into an Irish middle-class family. His parents were Marion Gacy and John Gacy Sr. Gacy Jr. had enjoyed a uninteresting childhood until he suffered a head injury at a playground when he was 11. Up until age 16, Gacy had suffered blackouts due to the injury. After all he was put through, he worshipped his father

  • They Call Him Mr. Gacy Essay

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    John Wayne Gacy, who is thought to have sexually assaulted and murdered 32 boys between 1976 and his arrest in December 1978 (Cahill, 1978; Gacy, 1989). This profile of Gacy compiles a birth-to-death chronology of events and activities that may lend insight to the personality of a habitual liar, model citizen, and serial murderer. Born to Marion Elaine Robinson Gacy and John Hanely Gacy on St. Patrick's Day in 1942, John Wayne Gacy was the second of three children. The alcoholic Gacy, Sr. was

  • John Wayne Gacy Essay

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    John Wayne Gacy is the name of the serial killer being studied here. For those who study serial killers, Gacy is a renowned killer who has been given nicknames such as “Pogo the Clown” or “Killer Clown”. Gacy was given these nicknames because he would go to hospitals and parties to entertain children as a clown named Pogo (Montaldo 2017). The torture, rape, and ultimately murder of 33 young men between 1972 and 1978 (Bonn 2014) brought Gacy into fame. The childhood of John Wayne Gacy was unusual

  • John Wayne Gacy Jr.

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    does what they do. John Wayne Gacy was born on May 17 (St. Patrick’s Day), 1942 to Marion Elaine Robinson Gacy and John Wayne Gacy, Sr. at Edgewater Hospital in Chicago. He was the second of three children. His older sister Joanne had preceded him by two years and two years after his birth came his sister Karen. The Gacy children were raised as Catholics and attended Catholic School (Taylor 2003). The neighborhood where Gacy grew up was a middle class neighborhood. Gacy, along with many of the children

  • Essay on John Wayne Gacy

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    John Wayne Gacy was born in Chicago, Illinois on March 17 1942. Gacy had an uneventful childhood up until the age of eleven. While out playing he had been struck on the head by a swing. Subsequently he suffered fainting fits for many years. Gacy graduated from business school and went on to work as a shoe salesman for the Nunn Bush shoe company. Gacy met and then married work colleague Marilynn Myres in 1964. The marriage ended when Gacy was imprisoned for ten years at a correctional institute

  • John Wayne Gacy Thesis

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    John Wayne Gacy John Wayne Gacy was known to be one of the most infamous serial killers of his time. What were his motives? When brought to court, Gacy was only charged with 12 of the murders that had taken place but what the court really had to prove was not whether he actually committed the murders, but whether or not he was in a controllable mental state. Gacy, without a doubt, knew what he was doing the whole time throughout the span of his murders. John Wayne Gacy was born on March 17th, 1942

  • John Wayne Gacy Biography

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    John Wayne Gacy, Jr. was born March 17, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to both his parents John Stanley Gacy and Marion Elaine Robinson. He was a very quiet child who kept himself involved in some way. was not popular but he was well-liked by his peers at school and boy scout activities. To everyone on the outside looking in, Gacy seemed to have a perfectly normal childhood life but it was the total opposite. At the age of 11, gacy was hit in the head by a swing set while playing and it caused blood

  • The Mental Evaluation Of Gacy Essay

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    Gacy reached out to one of his employees, and convinced him to find the boy he had sexually assaulted, and beat him until he does not want to testify. After being beaten the boy called the police and Gacy’s employee was arrested. While in police custody he admitted to being told by Gacy to assault the kid. This charge was added onto Gacy’s case. After this incident the court decided that Gacy should be given a mental evaluation. He was examined over a 17 day period and the doctors diagnosed him with

  • Serial Killer : John Wayne Gacy

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    One of America notious serial killer is John Wayne Gacy also known as the clown man . John Wayne was born on March 17, 1942 in , Chicago ,illnois. he is son ofMarion Elaine Robinson and John Stanley Gacy. John is the only boy and he is the second oldest out three kids. He is of polish and Danish heritage Gacy and his siblings grew up with a drunken father who would beat the children with a razor strap if they would misbehave. He came from a middle class family . at the age of 11 john

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