Frank Klocow
Birth name Frank D. Klocow
Occupation Cashier
Born (1873-02-24)February 24, 1873
Etna Township, Hardin County, Iowa, United States

September 4, 1921(1921-09-04) (aged 48)
Ormsby, Minnesota, United States

Cause of death Suicide
Parents Frederick D. Klocow
Sabra C. Fernor
Spouse(s) Ida Magnus
Attack information
Date September 3/4, 1921
Location(s) Ormsby, Minnesota, United States
Target(s) Family
Killed 6
Weapon(s) Revolver

Frank D. Klocow was an American bank cashier who killed his wife and five children in Ormsby, Minnesota, United States during the night from September 3 to September 4, 1921, before committing suicide.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10]


On April 8, 1905 married Ida Magnus.



  • Ida Klocow, 42, his wife
  • Fred Klocow, 16, his son
  • Myrtle Klocow, 14, his daughter
  • Glen Klocow, 12, his son
  • Oliver Klocow, 10, his son
  • Leland Klocow, 3, his son


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