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BEFORE THE NEEDLES website,
which contains the THE HISTORY OF EXECUTIONS IN AMERICA BEFORE LETHAL INJECTION.  

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Please note that his website is no longer in use.

 
NAME AGE RACE SEX OCCUPATION CRIME METHOD YEAR MONTH DAY
BATES, JOSEPH 0 WHITE MALE ? HOUSEBRKNG-BURGL HANGING 1780 MAY 20
BATTIN, WILLIAM 17 WHITE MALE INDENTURED SERV MURDER-ARSON HANGING 1722 AUG 15
BEERS, THOMAS 0 WHITE MALE ? ARSON HANGING 1737 JUL 2
BENSON, JOHN 0 ? MALE ? HOUSEBRKNG-BURGL HANGING 1784 NOV 2
BYRON, WILLIAM 39 WHITE MALE BANDIT MURDER-ROBBERY ELECTROCUTION 1947 JAN 6
CHALK, JOSEPH 0 ? MALE ? HOUSEBRKNG-BURGL HANGING 1784 NOV 2
CRAIG, JOHN 31 WHITE MALE ? MURDER HANGING 1818 JUN 6
CRITTENTON, ROY 36 BLACK MALE DISHWASHER MURDER ELECTROCUTION 1937 JUN 28
CROPPER, THOMAS 0 BLACK MALE ? MURDER HANGING 1841 AUG 6
DAVIS, WILLIAM 0 WHITE MALE INDENTURED SERV MURDER HANGING 1728 JAN 27
DEGRASSE, WILLIAM 22 WHITE MALE GANG MEMBER MURDER-ROBBERY ELECTROCUTION 1932 JUN 27
DIACO, DOMENICO 32 WHITE MALE LABORER MURDER ELECTROCUTION 1921 JAN 24
DOWDLE, JOHN 0 WHITE MALE ? MURDER HANGING 1768 SEP 17
DUMNIAK, THEODORE 20 WHITE MALE BANDIT MURDER-RAPE-ROB ELECTROCUTION 1938 APR 25
ELLIOTT, ROBERT 0 WHITE MALE ? HOUSEBRKNG-BURGL HANGING 1787 MAY 12
EWING, JANE 0 WHITE FEMALE ? MURDER HANGING 1765 JAN 19
FITZPATRICK, JAMES 0 WHITE MALE BLACKSMITH HOUSEBRKNG-BURGL HANGING 1778 SEP 26
GILLESPIE, WILLIAM 0 ? MALE ? MURDER HANGING 1791 JAN 29
HERBERT, MORGAN 0 WHITE MALE ? MURDER HANGING 1728 JUL 2
HUGHES, AMOS 25 BLACK MALE ? MURDER ELECTROCUTION 1927 FEB 28
JONES, HENRY 21 BLACK MALE GAMBLER MURDER HANGING 1903 DEC 15
KELLEY, THOMAS 0 WHITE MALE ? MURDER HANGING 1752 DEC 16
KENNEDY, PATRICK 0 WHITE MALE ? RAPE HANGING 1772 MAY 2
KILPATRICK, ROBERT 0 WHITE MALE ? MURDER HANGING 1903 AUG 25
LEWIS, JOHN 0 WHITE MALE ? MURDER HANGING 1760 SEP 21
LEWIS, WALTER 0 BLACK MALE GANG MEMBER MURDER-ROBBERY ELECTROCUTION 1922 JAN 23
MALONEY, WALTER, JR. 41 WHITE MALE PAROLEE MURDER-ROBBERY ELECTROCUTION 1950 SEP 25
MARCH, GEORGE 0 WHITE MALE FARM HAND MURDER-ROBBERY ELECTROCUTION 1916 FEB 21
MAXWELL, WILLIAM 27 BLACK MALE ? MURDER-ROBBERY ELECTROCUTION 1955 JUL 11
MCDUNNELL, JOHN 0 ? MALE ? HOUSEBRKNG-BURGL HANGING 1784 NOV 2
MCMAHON, MATTHEW 0 WHITE MALE ? MURDER HANGING 1770 JUN 30
MONROE, MICHAEL 0 WHITE MALE ? MURDER-BURGLARY HANGING 1824 DEC 24
MORRIS, FREDERICK 24 WHITE MALE ? MURDER-RAPE ELECTROCUTION 1946 JAN 28
MOYER, CHARLES 25 WHITE MALE BANDIT MURDER-ROBBERY ELECTROCUTION 1947 JAN 6
MURPHY, ELIZABETH 0 ? FEMALE ? MURDER HANGING 1724 JUL 13
NIEMI, ALEXANDER 30 WHITE MALE PAROLEE MURDER-ROBBERY ELECTROCUTION 1950 SEP 25
ORESZAK, JOHN 21 WHITE MALE BANDIT MURDER-RAPE-ROB ELECTROCUTION 1938 APR 25
PARKER, JESSE 20 WHITE MALE UNEMPLOYED MURDER-ROBBERY ELECTROCUTION 1928 JAN 1
PENNINGTON, ROWLAND 0 WHITE MALE FARM HAND MURDER-ROBBERY ELECTROCUTION 1916 FEB 21
PHILLIPS, HENRY 0 WHITE MALE FARM LABORER MURDER HANGING 1772 DEC 26
PHILLIPS, WILLIAM 34 WHITE MALE AUTO MECHANIC MURDER-ROBBERY ELECTROCUTION 1928 JAN 1
PIERCE, JOHN 31 BLACK MALE ? MURDER ELECTROCUTION 1930 JUN 23
PUGH, HUGH 0 WHITE MALE MILLWRIGHT MURDER HANGING 1718 MAY 9
RICE, JAMES 0 WHITE MALE ? MURDER HANGING 1752 DEC 9
ROBINSON, BENJAMIN 36 BLACK MALE EX CONVICT MURDER-ROBBERY ELECTROCUTION 1955 APR 25
ROSE, EDWARDS 21 WHITE MALE BANDIT MURDER-RAPE-ROB ELECTROCUTION 1938 APR 25
TARANOW, DANIEL 23 WHITE MALE AIR FORCE VET MURDER-ROBBERY ELECTROCUTION 1948 NOV 8
THOMAS, LAZARUS 0 WHITE MALE FARM HAND MURDER HANGING 1718 MAY 9
THOMPSON, CLARENCE 35 BLACK MALE PAROLEE MURDER-BURGLARY ELECTROCUTION 1936 MAY 25
VARNUM, JOHN 0 ? MALE ? HOUSEBRKNG-BURGL HANGING 1784 NOV 2
VAUGHAN, THOMAS 0 WHITE MALE ? MURDER HANGING 1768 SEP 17
WEBB, WALTER 28 BLACK MALE ? MURDER ELECTROCUTION 1927 FEB 28
WEST, ALBERT 0 BLACK MALE ? MURDER HANGING 1903 APR 14
WILLIAMS, ALEXANDER 18 BLACK MALE REFORMTRY INMATE MURDER-RAPE ELECTROCUTION 1931 JUN 8
WILLIS, JAMES 0 WHITE MALE ? MURDER HANGING 1775 SEP 30
WILSON, ELIZABETH 27 WHITE FEMALE WAITRESS MURDER HANGING 1786 JAN 3
WINDER, ARTHUR 27 BLACK MALE PAROLEE MURDER-ROBBERY ELECTROCUTION 1930 SEP 22
WINTER, JOHN 0 WHITE MALE ? MURDER HANGING 1728 JUL 2
WINTER, WALTER 0 WHITE MALE ? MURDER HANGING 1728 JUL 2
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