Herbert Walter Dahmer Wikipedia, Son, Wife and Facts

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Herbert Walter Dahmer is the father of Lionel Dahmer who is known for Everyman (1977), Dateline NBC (1992) and Biography (1987). He is also best known as the grandfather of Jeffrey Dahmer, who known as the Milwaukee Cannibal or the Milwaukee Monster, was an American serial killer and sex offender who killed and dismembered seventeen males between 1978 and 1991.

How old is Herbert Walter Dahmer now?

He was born on July 29, 1936 in West Allis, Wisconsin, USA. He was 87 years old, at the time of his death. His son Lionel Herbert Dahmer, a Marquette University chemistry student and later a research chemist, and his wife Joyce Annette Dahmer (née Flint), a teletype machine instructor. Herbert is of German and Welsh ancestry.

Herbert Walter Dahmer Wife

Herbert Walter Dahmer was married with Catherine Dahmer from 1904-1992. She died on 25 December 1992 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. She was born on October 29, 1904 in Iowa County, Wisconsin, USA.

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Herbert Walter Dahmer Profile

Real NameHerbert Walter Dahmer
Age87 years old
WifeCatherine Dahmer from 1904-1992
SonLionel Herbert Dahmer
GrandsonsJeffrey Dahmer and
David Dahmer

Herbert Walter Dahmer’s Grandson – Jeffrey Dahmer

Jeffrey Dahmer was the grandson of Herbert Walter Dahmer, a successful Milwaukee businessman. His parents, Lionel and Joyce, raised him in a middle-class household, but Jeffrey had behavioral issues from an early age. He was convicted of 15 murders in 1992. He was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD). Dahmer had been an “energetic and happy child” but became notably subdued after double hernia surgery shortly before his fourth birthday.

Psychologists believe that the surgery coupled with the use of anesthesia as a young age may have caused Dahmer to become introverted and emotionally withdrawn from the people around him. Dahmer manifested an interest in dead animals, from an early age. This included dissection of animals, collecting animal bones, and even attempting to create a “zombie” by injecting animals with acid and other chemicals. He also attempted to create a type of “superhuman” by preserving the heads and other body parts of animals. He also began collecting dead animals—including roadkill—which he would dissect and bury beside the hut, with the skulls occasionally placed atop makeshift crosses.

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