Homer Van Meter

Birthday
3, 1906
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Aug 23, 1934 (27)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
3, 1906
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Aug 23, 1934 (27)

About

Dillinger associate helped out on John Dillinger's notorious string of bank robberies.

Before Fame

He earned his first arrest at the age of 17, for public drunkenness, and was serving 10 to 21 years in Pendleton for yet another robbery, when he met Dillinger.

Trivia

He teamed up with Dillinger to start a series of bank robberies up and down the Midwest, until he was finally cornered and shot to death by the police.

Family Life

He was born Fort Wayne Indiana, his father an alcoholic and abuser, leading Van Meter to run away from home after the sixth grade.

Associated With

He was an infamous criminal associate of depression-era bank robber John Dillinger .