Thaw, Harry K.

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Thaw, Harry K. Gender: M
Harry Kendall Thaw
born on 12 February 1871 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 40n26, 80w0
Timezone LMT m80w0 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating DD
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 23°26' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 22°31 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 16°31'

Portrait of Harry K. Thaw 
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Harry K. Thaw


American homicide who shot his wife's former lover. A young millionaire, he married Evelyn Nesbitt and was tormented by violent jealousy, culminating in the shooting death of Stanford White 6/25/1906.. He was declared "not guilty by reason of insanity" and spent years in and out of asylums.

Thaw died of a heart attack 2/22/1947 (date from his tombstone).

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • parent->child relationship with Thaw, Russell (born 25 October 1910)


  • Crime : Homicide Perpetration 25 June 1906 (Shot Stanford White)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

In March 2006, R. Kirk Johnson pointed out a picture online of Thaw's headstone which gave a birth date of February 12, 1871 (at Previously the date given for this record was February 1, 1871 with the source notes reading as follows: Steinbrecher quotes the date from his obituary, from Ann Loyd, Librarian, City of Pennsylvania. The time of birth could not be found.(PT found a copy of the obit in the New York Times archives online.) Tucker gave 8:00 AM with January12, 1871. NN had same data given as spec. Ellen Wood had 12:15 PM. Wynn stated "No one is sure of the time," in "Your Future." The biography by A. MacKenzie "The Trial of Harry Thaw" had no data.


  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Psychotic Episode (Hospitalized as insane)
  • Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Homicide single (Shot wife's lover)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book