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John Gacy

 (1942 - 1994)
John Wayne Gacy was active/lived in Illinois.  John Gacy is known for clown and sports figure painting.

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John Gacy


John Wayne Gacy, Jr. was an American serial killer also known as the Killer Clown who committed the rape and murder of 33 teenage boys and young men between 1972 and 1978.  Gacy became known as the "Killer Clown" due to his charitable services at fundraising events, parades and children's parties where he would dress as "Pogo the Clown," a character he devised himself.  In prison at Menard Correctional Center in Chester, Illinois, he did many paintings, many of which were clowns, which he signed Emmit.

Many of Gacy's paintings were sold at auction after his execution.  Nineteen were put up for sale by autograph dealer Steve Koschal, with prices ranging from $195, for an acrylic painting of a bird, to $9500 for a de  ...  Displaying 750 of 2227 characters.



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About  John Gacy

Born:  1942 - Chicago, Illinois
Died:   1994 - Crest Hill, Illinois
Known for:  clown and sports figure painting