Ed Gein’s Death – Cause and Date

Ed Gein cause of death

Born (Birthday) August 27, 1906

Death Date July 26, 1984

Age of Death 77 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Criminal

The criminal Ed Gein died at the age of 77. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Infamous Wisconsin murderer and necrophile who was sentenced to life in a mental hospital in 1968 for his bizarre crimes.

He was a devout Christian who held a great fear of his domineering mother.

His crimes also included grave robbing and creating a woman suit of stitched together body parts, thus allowing him to feel like his mother.

Personal Life

Had an older brother named Henry who died in a fire, along with their father, and it is believed Ed started it.

He was partly the inspiration for the killer Buffalo Bob in the 1991 thriller Silence of the Lambs, directed by Jonathan Demme.

How did Ed Gein die?

Gein died at the Mendota Mental Health Institute due to respiratory failure secondary to lung cancer on July 26, 1984, at the age of 77.