Tom Metzger

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Tom Metzger
Thomas Linton Metzger

(1938-04-09)April 9, 1938
DiedNovember 4, 2020(2020-11-04) (aged 82)
Known forHead of the White Aryan Resistance
Kathleen Murphy
(m. 1963; died 1992)

Thomas Linton Metzger (April 9, 1938 – November 4, 2020) was an American white supremacist, skinhead leader and Klansman.[1][2][3][4]

He founded White Aryan Resistance (WAR) in 1983. He was a Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1970s. He, his son, and WAR were fined $12 million as a result of the murder of an Ethiopian by skinheads affiliated with WAR.

He unsuccessfully ran for the United States House of Representatives from California in 1980 and for United States Senator in 1982 as a Democrat.

Metzger died on November 4, 2020 at his home in Hemet, California at the age of 82.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Ray, Nancy (March 6, 1992). "Wife of White Supremacist Tom Metzger Is Dead at 49". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 16, 2016.
  2. Fleming, Lorell (March 15, 2006). "White supremacist Metzger no longer living in Fallbrook, he says". San Diego Union-Tribune. Retrieved March 16, 2016.
  3. Marks, Kathy (2014). Faces of Right Wing Extremism. Branden. pp. eq. ISBN 978-0828320160. Retrieved March 16, 2016.
  4. Atkins, Steven E. (2011). Encyclopedia of Right-Wing Extremism In Modern American History. ABC-CLIO. pp. 55–58. ISBN 978-1-59884-350-7. Retrieved March 16, 2016.
  5. John Meyer, former Packers defensive coordinator under Bart Starr, dies at 78