Executions in the United States, 1608-1976, By State

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STATE
EXECUTIONS,
1608-1976
Virginia
1,277
New York
1,130
Pennsylvania
1,040
Georgia
950
North Carolina
784
Texas
755
California
709
Alabama
708
South Carolina
641
Louisiana
632
Arkansas
478
Ohio
438
Kentucky
424
New Jersey
361
Mississippi
351
Illinois
348
Massachusetts
345
Tennessee
335
Florida
314
Maryland
309
Missouri
285
West Virginia
155
Oklahoma
132
Indiana
131
Connecticut
126
Oregon
122
Washington, DC
118
Washington
105
Arizona
104
Colorado
101
New Mexico
73
Montana
71
Minnesota
66
Delaware
62
Nevada
61
Kansas
57
Rhode Island
52
Hawaii
49
Iowa
45
Utah
43
Nebraska
34
Idaho
26
Vermont
26
New Hampshire
24
Wyoming
22
Maine
21
South Dakota
15
Michigan
13
Alaska
12
North Dakota
8
Wisconsin
1