April 20, 1897
June 19, 1976
Paul Poelaert married
Mary Jane Benjamin on April 20, 1924.
(Another source says they were married in July 1924.)
Paul Poelaert was convicted of murdering his mother, his wife, and his two
sons in 1936. Click on the links below to learn more about the
murders and what happened to Paul Poelaert.
Paul Poeleart maintained his innocence for the rest of his life.
Forty years after the murders occured, Paul Poelaert died. His body
was buried in Riverside Cemetery alongside the rest of his family.