Gilbert Paul Jordan

The Boozing Barber, The Alcohol Murders

  Active for 23 years
(1965-1987) in Canada

8

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

10

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 11 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 8 Books About Gilbert Paul Jordan
  14. 4 External References
  15. Internal References

Gilbert Paul Jordan (born Gilbert Paul Elsie) a Canadian serial killer and former barber known as The Boozing Barber. Jordan is believed to have committed the Alcohol murders in Vancouver between 1965 and 1988. Jordan would lure, rape and later kill women by alcohol poisoning. In 1994, Jordan was released after his sentence was reduced to nine years, he was placed on probation which restricted him to Vancouver Island. In 2000, Jordan attempted to change his name to Paul Pearce, his application was never approved. He has been in and out of jail more than a dozen times since his original conviction, once for breaching his probation by drinking in the company of women. In 2005, Jordan was released after a public warning was issued by the police. Gilbert Paul Jordan died in 2006.

Gilbert Paul Jordan Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Gilbert Paul Jordan (aka) The Boozing Barber, The Alcohol Murders, was active for 23 years between 1965-1987, known to have ( 8 confirmed / 10 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Canada

Gilbert Paul Jordan was born on December 12th 1931 in Vancouver, largest city in British Columbia, Canada.

He completed 11 years of school, no degree received.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, and served time in jail. He was known to abuse alcohol.

In 1965 (Age 33/34) Gilbert Paul Jordan started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rape, and murder his victims.

He was arrested on October 23rd 1987 (Age 55), sentenced to fifteen years in prison, reduced to nine years, released in 1994 at a prison in Vancouver, Canada.

Gilbert Paul Jordan died on July 7th 2006 (Age 74), cause of death: natural causes at Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Profile Completeness: 75%
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Gilbert Paul Jordan has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 months ago.

Gilbert Paul Jordan a known:

Gilbert Paul Jordan
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-05-13 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Gilbert Paul Jordan
Nickname: The Boozing Barber, The Alcohol Murders
Victims: 8 - 10
Years Active: 1965 - 1987
Ages Active: 33/34 - 55/56
Active Countries: Canada
Life Span: 1931 - 2006
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
Nov 22 - Dec 22
Birth Month: December
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Dec 12, 1931
Given Name: Gilbert
Birth Location: Vancouver, largest city in British Columbia, Canada
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 11 years of school
Highest Degree: no degree received

Incarceration
Arrested: Oct 23, 1987 (Age 55)
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: fifteen years in prison, reduced to nine years, released in 1994
Prison Location: a prison in Vancouver, Canada
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Jul 7, 2006 (Age 74)
Cause of Death: natural causes
Death Location: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: N/A
11 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Gilbert Paul Jordan

The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Gilbert Paul Jordan. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Dec 12 1931Gilbert Paul Jordan was born in Vancouver, largest city in British Columbia, Canada.  #19311212
Dec 12 1951
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Dec 12 1961
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1965
(Age 33/34)
Gilbert Paul Jordan started his serial killing spree. #1965
Dec 12 1971
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Dec 12 1981
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
1987
(Age 55/56)
Gilbert Paul Jordan ended his serial killing spree. #1987
Oct 23 1987
(Age 55)
Gilbert Paul Jordan arrested. #19871023
Dec 12 1991
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Dec 12 2001
(Age 70)
70th Birthday
Jul 07 2006
(Age 74)
Gilbert Paul Jordan died. cause of death: natural causes at Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. #20060707
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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
alcohol abuse TRUE 222
previous crimes TRUE 363
previous jail TRUE 347
rape TRUE 447
killed in prison FALSE 210
physically defect FALSE 298
speach defect FALSE 298
head injury FALSE 297
drug abuse FALSE 223
previous prision FALSE 332
kill at killers home FALSE 315
kill at victims home FALSE 318
used weapon FALSE 448
used gun FALSE 447
torture FALSE 421
stalk FALSE 413
blindfold FALSE 359
bound FALSE 401
strangle FALSE 437
sex with body FALSE 426
mutilated FALSE 440
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436
posed body FALSE 360
totem body part FALSE 361
totem personal item FALSE 350
robbed FALSE 414


Books that Mention Gilbert Paul Jordan

Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Gilbert Paul Jordan)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists
Book: Serial Killers Encyclopedia (mentions serial killer Gilbert Paul Jordan)
RJ Parker
Serial Killers Encyclopedia
Book: Cold North Killers (mentions serial killer Gilbert Paul Jordan)
Lee Mellor
Cold North Killers
Book: The Alcohol Murders (mentions serial killer Gilbert Paul Jordan)
Harriet Fox
The Alcohol Murders
Book: Deadlines (mentions serial killer Gilbert Paul Jordan)
Tom Hawthorn
Deadlines
Book: Issue 10 of Serial Killer Magazine (mentions serial killer Gilbert Paul Jordan)
James Gilks
Issue 10 of Serial Killer Magazine
Book: Compassion (mentions serial killer Gilbert Paul Jordan)
Paul Gilbert
Compassion
Book: Rhythm and Meter (mentions serial killer Gilbert Paul Jordan)
Paul Kiparsky
Rhythm and Meter

8 Books that mention Serial Killer
Gilbert Paul Jordan

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
1494772167 Serial Killers Encycloped... 34
1459701259 Cold North Killers 2
1519579683 The Alcohol Murders 1
1550176552 Deadlines 1
1312203706 Issue 10 of Serial Killer... 3
1317189477 Compassion 1
1483218538 Rhythm and Meter 1

Gilbert Paul Jordan (born Gilbert Paul Elsie on December 12, 1931 – July 7, 2006), known as the "Boozing Barber", was a Canadian serial killer who is believed to have committed the so-called "alcohol murders" in Vancouver, Canada.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Gilbert Paul JORDAN on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 20, 2018.
  2. Q3105818 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 20, 2018.
  3. Gilbert Paul Jordan on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 20, 2018.
  4. 'Boozing Barber' caught in Winnipeg on www.cbc.ca, Retrieved on May 8, 2019.
Internal References

Gilbert Paul Jordan is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #4 of 18 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Canada
  2. #15 of 44 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in December
  3. #16 of 43 [ Page 2 ] of Sagittarius Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #34 of 649 [ Page 3 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  5. #124 of 305 [ Page 9 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #237 of 649 [ Page 16 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #271 of 649 [ Page 19 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  8. #287 of 649 [ Page 20 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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