Carl Panzram

Jefferson Baldwin

  Active for 10 years
(1920-1929) in United States

5

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

22

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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Carl Panzram an American serial killer known as Jefferson Baldwin along with various other aliases. Panzram was a rapist arsonist, robber and burglar who from 1920 to 1928 went on a murder spree along the east coast with a previous crime spree in Oregon. Panzram claimed in his autobiography that he committed over twenty-two killings and sodomy of more than a thousand young men. He was executed by hanging in 1930 for the murder of a prison employee at Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas.

Carl Panzram Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Carl Panzram (aka) Jefferson Baldwin, was active for 10 years between 1920-1929, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 22 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Carl Panzram was born on June 28th 1892 in East Grand Forks, Minnesota. He was raised by both parents. He had five brothers or sisters. His father, Johann "John" Panzram, an East Prussian immigrant. His mother, Matilda Panzram, an East Prussian immigrant. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems. Carl Panzram was sexually, physically, and psychologically abused at some point of his life.

Carl Panzram a homosexual male citizen of the United States of America, with religious ties and/or beliefs connected with the atheism religion, organization or belief system. He completed 8 years of school, no degree received. He never married. He had no children.

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

In 1920 (Age 27/28) Carl Panzram started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, torture, strangle, rape, and murder his victims. Carl Panzram used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. He would keep personal items from the victim after the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, alone as a drifter between stays in prison, where he was known to work as a criminal, spree killer, serial killer.

He was arrested on August 30th 1928 (Age 36), convicted on June 20th 1929 (Age 36), sentenced to death by hanging at Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas, US. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime. Carl Panzram was executed on September 5th 1930 (Age 38).

Carl Panzram died on September 5th 1930 (Age 38), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by hanging at Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas, US.

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Carl Panzram has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 1 year ago.

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Carl Panzram
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-08 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Carl Panzram
Nickname: Jefferson Baldwin
Victims: 5 - 22
Years Active: 1920 - 1929
Ages Active: 27/28 - 36/37
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1892 - 1930
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: homosexual
Religious Affiliation: atheism
Astrological Sign: Cancer
Jun 21 - Jul 23
Birth Month: June
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children
Living With: himself, alone as a drifter between stays in prison
Occupation: criminal, spree killer, serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jun 28, 1892
Given Name: Carl
Birth Location: East Grand Forks, Minnesota
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: five brothers or sisters
Raised By: both parents
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: Matilda Panzram, an East Prussian immigrant
Father: Johann "John" Panzram, an East Prussian immigrant

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 8 years of school
Highest Degree: no degree received

Incarceration
Arrested: Aug 30, 1928 (Age 36)
Convicted: Jun 20, 1929 (Age 36)
Sentence: death by hanging
Prison Location: Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas, US
Executed: Sep 5, 1930 (Age 38)
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: Sep 5, 1930 (Age 38)
Manner of Death: capital punishment
Cause of Death: executed by hanging
Death Location: Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas, US
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
8 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Carl Panzram

The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Carl Panzram. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Jun 28 1892Carl Panzram was born in East Grand Forks, Minnesota.  #18920628
Jun 28 1912
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1920
(Age 27/28)
Carl Panzram started his serial killing spree. #1920
Jun 28 1922
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Aug 30 1928
(Age 36)
Carl Panzram arrested. #19280830
1929
(Age 36/37)
Carl Panzram ended his serial killing spree. #1929
Jun 20 1929
(Age 36)
Carl Panzram was convictedand sentenced to death by hanging at Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas, US.  #19290620
Sep 05 1930
(Age 38)
Carl Panzramwas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by hangingat Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas, US. #19300905

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Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
problems in school TRUE 221
physically abused TRUE 231
psychologically abused TRUE 224
sexually abused TRUE 226
alcohol abuse TRUE 226
psychologist TRUE 258
previous crimes TRUE 366
previous jail TRUE 351
previous prision TRUE 336
kill at victims home TRUE 322
used weapon TRUE 452
used gun TRUE 450
rape TRUE 452
torture TRUE 425
strangle TRUE 442
totem personal item TRUE 353
robbed TRUE 417
living with children FALSE 268
suicide FALSE 219
killed in prison FALSE 212
father drug abuse FALSE 192
mother drug abuse FALSE 195
teased in school FALSE 218
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
drug abuse FALSE 226
forensic hospital FALSE 257
kill at killers home FALSE 319
stalk FALSE 417
blindfold FALSE 362
bound FALSE 405
sex with body FALSE 429
mutilated FALSE 446
ate part of body FALSE 450
drank blood FALSE 441
posed body FALSE 364
totem body part FALSE 364


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Carl Panzram (June 28, 1892 – September 5, 1930) was an American serial killer, rapist, arsonist, robber and burglar. In prison confessions and his autobiography, he claimed to have committed 21 murders, most of which could not be corroborated, and over 1,000 sodomies of boys and men. After a series of imprisonments and escapes, he was executed in 1930 for the murder of a prison employee at Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Carl Panzram on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 15, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Carl PANZRAM on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 15, 2018.
  3. Library of Congress, Evening star. [volume], October 20, 1928, (Page 4) on chroniclingamerica.loc.gov, Retrieved on Sep 15, 2018.
  4. Library of Congress, Evening star. [volume], June 20, 1929, (Page 1) on chroniclingamerica.loc.gov, Retrieved on Sep 15, 2018.
  5. Library of Congress, Evening star. [volume], November 03, 1928, (Page 1) on chroniclingamerica.loc.gov, Retrieved on Sep 15, 2018.
  6. Library of Congress, Evening star. [volume], November 02, 1928, (Page 2) on chroniclingamerica.loc.gov, Retrieved on Sep 15, 2018.
  7. Q716583 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
  8. Penned by an American Psychopath on library.sdsu.edu, Retrieved on Dec 6, 2018.
Internal References

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  6. #168 of 250[ Page 12 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #205 of 327[ Page 14 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  8. #208 of 307[ Page 14 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  9. #415 of 651[ Page 28 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  10. #448 of 651[ Page 30 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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Serial Killers Statistics, charts Carl Panzram is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Age of Serial Killer by Date, Killers By Astrological Sign, Killers By Birth Month, Serial Killers IQ Level, Highest Degree Achieved, Sexual Preference, Mannor of Death, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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