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Tom Metzger
Born
Thomas Linton Metzger

(1938-04-09)April 9, 1938
Died November 4, 2020(2020-11-04) (aged 82)
Known for Head of the White Aryan Resistance
Spouse(s)
Kathleen Murphy
(m. 1963; died 1992)
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Thomas Linton Metzger (April 9, 1938 – November 4, 2020) was an American white supremacist, skinhead leader and Klansman.

He founded White Aryan Resistance (WAR) in 1983. He was a Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1970s. He, his son, and WAR were fined $12 million as a result of the murder of an Ethiopian by skinheads affiliated with WAR.

He unsuccessfully ran for the United States House of Representatives from California in 1980 and for United States Senator in 1982 as a Democrat.

Metzger died on November 4, 2020 at his home in Hemet, California at the age of 82.

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