Charles Whitman Rank
About Charles Whitman
Charles Whitman callously executed 14 people while perched on a tower at the University of Texas in 1966. He was an engineering student at the university but had been a sniper in the US Marines. Prior to the killings while on the tower, Whitman had murdered his wife and mother.
Finally being shot by an Austin, Texas police officer which put a stop to his killings.
He had served with honor in the Boy Scouts becoming the youngest person in the world to make it to Eagle Scout.
Whitman was quite a good pianist.
His father was a cruel disciplinarian.
During his time in the Marines Whitman earned his Good Conduct Medal.
Whitman was entitled to a burial with full military honors so his casket was draped with the American flag.
Charles Whitman Rank
Charles Whitman's Popularity
Charles Whitman was a famous American murderer, who was born on June 24, 1941. As a person born on this date, Charles Whitman is listed in our database as the 17th most popular celebrity for the day (June 24) and the 23rd most popular for the year (1941).
People born on June 24 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Charles Whitman is the 541st most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Charles Whitman's birthday, Charles Whitman is the 3701st most famous American.
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