AKA Samuel Joseph Byck
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Location of death: Linthicum, MD 
Cause of death: Suicide
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Unsuccessful Nixon assassin
Military service: US Army (1954-56)
Planned to assassinate President Richard M. Nixon, by hijacking a plane and crashing it into the White House. Byck began his attempt at the airport, shooting his way onto a parked DC-9 and locking himself in the cockpit. Locks on the plane's wheels prevented it from taxiing, and the trapped Byck was eventually shot by police through the cockpit window. He committed suicide rather than be captured.
Portrayed by Sean Penn in The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004).
 Baltimore-Washington International Airport.
Wife: (four children)
High School: (dropped out)
Shot: Self-Inflicted (22-Feb-1974)
Shot by Police twice (22-Feb-1974)
Murder George Neal Ramsburg (police officer, 22-Feb-1974)
Murder Fred Jones (pilot, 22-Feb-1974)
Risk Factors: Depression
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