Nash County Executions

 

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

COUNTY

Taylor, John

 

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Hanging

Mar

15

1900

1

NASH

Fortune, Robert

 

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Hanging

Mar

15

1900

2

NASH

Lewis, Norman

 

Black

Male

Bootlegger

Murder

Electrocution

May

12

1911

 

NASH

Wilkins, G., G.

 

Black

Male

Farm Hand

Murder

Electrocution

Jun

21

1912

 

NASH

Washington, Lee

20

Black

Male

?

Rape

Electrocution

Dec

28

1923

 

NASH

Richardson, Willie

19

Black

Male

?

Housebrkng-Burgl

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jan

27

1939

 

NASH

Cockrell, Roy

42

White

Male

Tenant Farmer

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Mar

25

1949

 

NASH


 

 

 

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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

 

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