BIRTH(+)FACT(᙮)DEATH(-)

33rd year  -  N° 204                 Monday, 23 July 2018         Antwerpen		
Die Tonight
Serial killer
Joseph Kallinger
born as Joseph Lee Brenner III
aka The Shoemaker


  • 11 December 1936 (+) is born in Philadelphia, United States.

  • 15 October 1939 (x) is adopted by Stephen and Anna Kallinger at the age of 4 in Philadelphia, United States.

  • 20 April 1958 (x) marries Elisabeth ‘Betty’ Baumgard at the age of 23 in Elkton, United States.

  • 20 February 1960 (x) Joey, the son of Kallinger is born at the age of 25 in Philadelphia, United States.

  • 21 May 1963 (x) sets fire to the basement of a building he owns at the age of 28 in Philadelphia, United States.

  • 25 May 1963 (x) sets fire to the 2nd floor of a building he owns at the age of 28 in Philadelphia, United States.

  • 16 August 1965 (x) sets fire to the first floor of a building he owns, collecting $11.000 on insurance at the age of 30 in Philadelphia, United States.

  • 3 October 1967 (x) sets fire to a building he owns at the age of 32 in Philadelphia, United States.

  • 30 January 1972 (x) is arrested and charged with child abuse at the age of 37 in Philadelphia, United States.

  • 26 August 1972 (x) is released from prison on bail after being charged with child-abuse at the age of 37 in Philadelphia, United States.

  • 22 November 1974 (x) and his son Mike raid several houses and rape a woman at the age of 39 in Lindenwold, United States.

  • 3 December 1974 (x) and his son Mike terrorize Helen Bogin, Ethel Fisher-Cohen, Thelma Suden and Anna Pearl-Frankston for several hours in Bogin's house at the age of 39 in Susquehanna Township, United States.

  • 6 January 1975 (x) assaulted Mary Rudolph in Dumont, United States.

  • 8 January 1975 (-) stabbed to death Maria Fasching in Leonia, United States.

  • 17 January 1975 (x) and his 13-year-old son Michael are arrested and charged with rape, robbery and murder at the age of 40 in Philadelphia, United States.

  • 13 March 1975 (x) Start of the first trial against Kallinger at the age of 40 in Harrisburg, United States.

  • 18 September 1975 (x) is found guilty of robbery, burglary and kidnapping, and sentenced to 30 to 80 years imprisonment at the age of 40 in Harrisburg, United States.

  • 23 September 1976 (x) Start of the second trial against Kallinger at the age of 41 in Hackensack, United States.

  • 14 October 1976 (x) is sentenced to life-imprisonment at the age of 41 in Hackensack, United States.

  • 15 March 1977 (x) tries to commit suicide by setting himself on fire at the age of 42 in Camden, United States.

  • 12 April 1977 (x) sets fire to his cell at the age of 42 in Trenton, United States.

  • 30 April 1978 (x) starts hungerstriking to secure medical treatment at the age of 43 in Huntingdon, United States.

  • 26 March 1996 (-) dies of an epileptic seizure in Cresson, United States.


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