Henry Howard Holmes (born Herman Webster Mudgett) an American serial killer who trapped, tortured and murdered guests at his Chicago hotel, which he opened for the 1893 World's Fair. Holems confessed to 27 murders (in Chicago, Indianapolis and Toronto) and six attempted murders. He was hanged on May 7, 1896, in Philadelphia.
Serial Killer Henry Howard Holmes (aka) H. H. Holmes, was active for 9 years between 1886-1894, known to have ( 9 confirmed / 27 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United States
Henry Howard Holmes was born on May 16th 1861 in Gilmanton,.
Holmes a male citizen of the United States of America, with religious ties and/or beliefs connected with the Apostasy in Christianity religion, organization or belief system. Holmes gained part of his education while attending La Concha.
Henry Howard Holmes died on May 7th 1896 (Age 34), cause of death: capital punishment, hanging at Philadelphia, county seat city in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; sixth largest city in the United States by population.
Henry Howard Holmes has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 3 years ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
Torture is when someone puts another person in pain. This pain may be physical or psychological. Tourturers touture their victims.
|Name:||H. H. Holmes|
|Nickname:||H. H. Holmes|
|Victims:||9 - 27|
|Years Active:||1886 - 1894|
|Ages Active:||24/25 - 32/33|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1861 - 1896|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Religious Affiliation:||Apostasy in Christianity|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♉ Taurus |
Apr 20 - May 21
|Occupation:||criminal, serial killer|
|D.O.B.:||May 16, 1861|
|Educated At:||La Concha|
|Death Date:||May 7, 1896 (Age 34)|
|Manner of Death:||capital punishment|
|Cause of Death:||hanging|
|Death Location:||Philadelphia, county seat city in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; sixth largest city in the United States by population|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 6 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Henry Howard Holmes. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|May 16 1861||Henry Howard Holmes was born in Gilmanton, . #18610516|
|May 16 1881|
|Henry Howard Holmes started his serial killing spree. #1886|
|May 16 1891|
|Henry Howard Holmes ended his serial killing spree. #1894|
|May 07 1896|
|Henry Howard Holmesdied.cause of death:capital punishment,hangingat Philadelphia, county seat city in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; sixth largest city in the United States by population. #18960507|
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|1946100005||Holmes' Own Story||JD Crighton||Henry Howard Holmes||1|
|1906476594||Killer Doctors||Kenneth Gibson||Henry Howard Holmes||1|
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|0692884157||Bloodstains||Jeff Mudgett||Henry Howard Holmes||2|
Herman Webster Mudgett (May 16, 1861 – May 7, 1896), better known as Dr. Henry Howard Holmes or more commonly known as H. H. Holmes, was an American serial killer. While he confessed to 27 murders, only nine could be plausibly confirmed and several of the people whom he claimed to have murdered were still alive.
Henry Howard Holmes is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database