Gaston Co. Executions

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

COUNTY

Shipp, Caroline

18

?

Female

?

Murder

Hanging

Jan

22

1892

 

GASTON

Neely, Sam

 

Black

Male

?

Housebrkng-Burgl

Hanging

Dec

8

1893

 

GASTON

Lowry, Ernest

 

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Electrocution

Feb

25

1916

1

GASTON

Poston, George

23

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Electrocution

Feb

25

1916

2

GASTON

Mccurrie, Leo

28

Black

Male

?

Murder

Electrocution

Apr

26

1929

 

GASTON

Grier, Alec

22

Black

Male

Laborer

Murder-Robbery

Electrocution

Dec

16

1932

2

GASTON

Jenkins, Ed

40

White

Male

?

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jan

31

1936

 

GASTON

Pressley, John

43

Black

Male

?

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Nov

13

1936

 

GASTON

Deaton, Fred

39

White

Male

?

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jun

28

1946

2

GASTON

 

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This page was developed from the data file "Executions in the United States, 1608-1987: The ESPY File", Espy, M. Watt, and John Ortiz Smykla, Principal Investigators. Funded by the National Science Foundation. This dataset represents the most complete list of executions in the United States compiled to date