Tom Metzger Wiki – Biography
Tom Metzge was an American white supremacist, skinhead leader and former Klansman. He founded White Aryan Resistance (WAR) in 1983. He was a Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1970s. Metzger has voiced strong opposition to immigration to the United States. He has been incarcerated in Los Angeles County, California, and Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and has also been the subject of several lawsuits and government inquiries. He, his son, and WAR were fined $12 million as a result of the murder of an Ethiopian by skinheads affiliated with WAR.
Metzger became known internationally in 2003 when he appeared in the Louis Theroux documentary Louis and the Nazis. In the episode, Metzger is shown to have been working as a television repairman while also writing racist propaganda and speaking at white supremacist events on the side.
Metzger was born and raised in Indiana. He served in the U.S. Army from 1961 until 1964 when he moved to Southern California to work in the electronics industry. For a short time, he was a member of the right-wing group the John Birch Society, and attended anti-Communist luncheon meetings sponsored by the Douglas Aircraft Corporation.
By 1968 Metzger had moved to Fallbrook, California, and he supported Democrat-turned-independent George C. Wallace for President. Metzger stopped paying taxes in the 1970s, and by 1972 his tax protest over the Vietnam War had destroyed his thriving television business but introduced him to other tax protesters who, he said, were “atheist racists, Christian Identity racists, Nazis, all kinds of people.
Tom Metzger Age
Tom Metzger has died at the age of 82-years-old.
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Family & Children
The announcement said that Metzger was survived by his partner, Mary Arnold, as well las his six children, Carolyn, Dorraine, John, Lynn, Rebecca and Laurie. In addition, Metzger had nine grand-children and one great-grandchild.
Cause of Death
Tom Metzger is the white supremacist and KKK leader who died on November 4 in Hemet, California.
Metzger’s death was announced in a post on his website, Resist.com.