George Lincoln Rockwell

George Lincoln Rockwell

Born Mar 9, 1918

George Lincoln Rockwell was the founder of the American Nazi Party. Rockwell was a major figure in the neo-Nazi movement in the United States, and his beliefs and writings have continued to be influential among white nationalists and neo-Nazis.

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1918 Birth Born on March 9, 1918.


1938 20 Years Old In August 1938, Rockwell enrolled at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island as a philosophy major. … Read More
1940 22 Years Old In his sophomore year, Rockwell dropped out of Brown University and accepted a commission in the United States Navy. He appreciated the order and discipline of the Navy, and attended flight schools in Massachusetts and Florida in 1940.
1943 25 Years Old On April 24, 1943, Rockwell married Judith Aultman, whom he had met while attending Brown University. … Read More


1952 34 Years Old In 1952, Rockwell was ordered to report to Norfolk, Virginia, where he was notified by a superior officer that he would be transferred to Iceland. … Read More
1953 35 Years Old He met Thóra Hallgrímsdóttir there, and they were married on October 3, 1953 in the Icelandic National Cathedral by Thóra's uncle, the Bishop of Iceland. … Read More
1955 37 Years Old 1 More Event
Rockwell saw a business opportunity in publishing a magazine for United States servicemen's wives. In September 1955, he launched the U.S. Lady. … Read More


1958 40 Years Old In July 1958, Rockwell demonstrated in front of the White House in an anti-war protest against President Dwight D. Eisenhower's decision to send peace-keeping troops to the Middle East. … Read More
1959 41 Years Old In March 1959, Rockwell founded the World Union of Free Enterprise National Socialists (WUFENS), a name selected to denote opposition to state ownership of property. … Read More
1960 42 Years Old In order to attract media attention, Rockwell held a rally on April 3, 1960, on the National Mall of Washington, D.C., where he addressed the crowd with a two-hour long speech. … Read More
1964 46 Years Old In the presidential election of 1964, Rockwell ran as a write-in candidate, receiving 212 votes. … Read More
1965 47 Years Old …  When asked in a 1965 interview with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation if the Holocaust were true, Rockwell replied by claiming he had "incontrovertible documentary proof that that's not true." … Read More
In the summer of 1966, Rockwell led a counter-demonstration against Martin Luther King's attempt to bring an end to de facto segregation in the white Chicago suburb of Cicero, Illinois. … Read More
1967 49 Years Old 1 More Event
On August 25, 1967, Rockwell was shot and killed while leaving a laundromat in Arlington, Virginia, John Patler, a former member of Rockwell's group, was convicted of the murder and served eight years in prison. … Read More
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