Dan White’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

September 2, 1946

Death Date

October 21, 1985

Age of Death

39 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

San Francisco, California, United States



The criminal Dan White died at the age of 39. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Former member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors known for being the assassin of Harvey Milk and San Francisco Mayor George Mascone. He was convicted of manslaughter in a trial which produced the famous “Twinkie defense.”

He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged in 1971.

He committed suicide via carbon monoxide poisoning less than two years after his release from prison.

He was the second of nine children.

He was portrayed by Josh Brolin, who received an Academy Award nomination for his performance, in the 2008 film Milk.