Arthur Shawcross

Arthur Shawcross bio

Birth Name: Arthur John Shawcross

Occupation: Criminal

Place Of Birth: Maine

Date Of Birth: June 6, 1945

Date Of Death: November 10, 2008

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Arthur Shawcross was born on the 6th of June, 1945. He was known for being a Criminal. Known as the Genesee River Killer and the Rochester Strangler for murdering 11 women in and around Rochester, NY.

Arthur Shawcross was born in Maine. He was drafted into the Army at age 21, and did a tour of duty in Vietnam. He killed the 11 women in New York while on parole following 14 years in prison for killing two children.

Arthur Shawcross was a Gemini and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Arthur Shawcross was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Arthur John Shawcross is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


Arthur’s Arthur John Shawcross attended (GED, 1985) and Penn State University.


Arthur Shawcross’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Arthur Shawcross’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Arthur Shawcross kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Arthur Shawcross was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Arthur John Shawcross
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Arthur Shawcross was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Arthur Shawcross was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Arthur Shawcross had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Arthur Shawcross’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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