Oliver Haugh

Oliver Crook Haugh (1871 - 1907)

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Dr. Oliver Crook Haugh
Born in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United Statesmap
Husband of — married in Ohio, USAmap
Husband of — married (to ) in Chicago, Illinois, USAmap
Died in Franklin County, Ohio, USAmap
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Categories: Serial Killers | Executed by Electrocution | Murderers.


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  • Hit Wilber Wright in the teeth with a hockey stick when in high school... grew up to be a serial killer[1]
  • s/o Samuel Jacob Haugh and Mary Frances Metz[2][1]
  • 1891 m. Anna Margaret Eckley
  • 1893 Graduated from Louisville Medical College
  • 22 Mar 1894 declared insane and admitted to the Dayton Asylum for the Insane[1]
  • set up an office in Spooner, Wisconsin and then moved to Surring, Wisconsin
  • 1901 m. Delia Betters (he was her third husband and was still married to Anna)[1]
  • moved to Michigan - stayed with Delia's elderly mother even after they split, staying there until her sudden death in Jun 1903[1]
  • checked into an asylum in Lebanon, Ohio where he met and befriended Jenny Tooey and her brother, Dr. Samuel S. Hermann[1]
    • admitted to Herman that he had killed several women during abortions, planned to kill his brother Jesse and would kill him if he told anyone[1]
  • Set up practice in Lima, Ohio
  • Opened a saloon (with Jenny) in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Opened a medical practice in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1905 burned his parents house - with them and his brothers (already dead[3]) inside[1]
  • rumoured to have been married 9 times (and murdered wives with injection to spines)[3]
  • 1907 Executed by electric chair
  • buried in Mt. Calvary Cem.[2][4] (no headstone)[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Frey, Holly and Tracy V. Wilson. "Oliver Haugh, Serial Killer Pt.1." Stuff You Missed in History Class (Podcast). 11 April 2016. HowStuffWorks (Web)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Find A Grave Memorial #40501862, accessed 27 October 2016
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Frey, Holly and Tracy V. Wilson. "Oliver Haugh, Serial Killer Pt.2." Stuff You Missed in History Class (Podcast). 13 April 2016. HowStuffWorks (Web)
  4. Wikipedia: Mount Calvary Cemetery (Notable burials), accessed 27 October 2016

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