Hamilton Howard "Albert" Fish
May 19 1870 – January 16 1936 was an American serial killer. He was also known as the Gray Man, the Werewolf of Wysteria, the Brooklyn Vampire, the Moon Maniac, and The Boogey Man. A rapist and cannibal he boasted that he had children in every state and at one time stated the number was about 100. However, it is not known whether he was referring to rapes or cannibalization, nor is it known if the statement was truthful. He was a suspect in at least five murders during his lifetime. Fish confessed to three murders that police were able to trace to a known murder, and he confessed to stabbing at least two other people. He was put on trial for the abduction and murder of Grace Budd, and was convicted and executed by electric chair.
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