Wilkes County Executions

 

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

COUNTY

Stone, Bryant

44

White

Male

Farmer

Murder

Electrocution

Sep

8

1933

 

WILKES

Hightower, Walter

32

Black

Male

Convict

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Feb

15

1946

 

WILKES

Horton, Richard

 

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Asphyxiation-Gas

Apr

4

1947

 

WILKES

Bell, Marvin

33

White

Male

?

Rape

Asphyxiation-Gas

Nov

14

1947

1

WILKES

Letteral, Ralph

35

White

Male

?

Rape

Asphyxiation-Gas

Nov

14

1947

3

WILKES


 

 

 

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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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