Dan White Rank
About Dan White
Dan White was an American politician who was elected as a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1978. He gained notoriety that same year when he assassinated the 37th mayor of San Francisco George Moscone and fellow San Francisco city Supervisor Harvey Milk. He was convicted of voluntary manslaughter instead of first-degree murder in a highly controversial verdict in 1979 and sentenced to seven years imprisonment.
He was the second of his parents' nine children. He was married to Mary Ann Burns from 1976 to 1985. He and Mary had three children together.
Having served five years of his seven-year prison sentence, he was released on parole in 1984. He committed suicide in 1985.
The popular expression "Twinkie defense" comes from his 1979 trial.
Dan White Rank
Dan White's Popularity
Dan White was a famous American politician, assassin of George Moscone and Harvey Milk, who was born on September 2, 1946. As a person born on this date, Dan White is listed in our database as the 35th most popular celebrity for the day (September 2) and the 90th most popular for the year (1946).
People born on September 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Dan White is the 1220th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Dan White's birthday, Dan White is the 7870th most famous American and ranks 57th in famous people born in San Francisco, California, U.S.
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