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 August Meyer

August Meyer

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Death 27 Jan 1958 (aged 70)
Bennet, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Bennet, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Through main gate, grave is a few rows back from the fence on the right
Memorial ID 6720 · View Source
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Victim of Charles Starkweather. Charles Starkweather and Caril Ann Fugate had already killed 4 and when they killed their family friend August Meyer on January 27, 1958, he made victim number 5. After killing him they stole food and money from his farm. August was a farmer in Bennet, Nebraska. August was known as a quiet, gentle man. Charles Starkweather was convicted of the murders and sentenced to death. He was executed in Lincoln, Nebraska, on June 25, 1959.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 18 Oct 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6720
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for August Meyer (4 May 1887–27 Jan 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6720, citing Bennet Cemetery, Bennet, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .