Profession: Murderer and Body Snatcher
Why Famous: Gained widespread notoriety for his murders after authorities discovered Gein had exhumed corpses from local graveyards and fashioned trophies and keepsakes from their bones and skin.
Influenced the creation of several fictional killers, including Norman Bates of the movie and novel "Psycho".
- 1957-11-16 US murderer and bodysnatcher Ed Gein kills his last victim
- 1957-12-25 Ed Gein found insane of murder