Women Executed in the U.S. Since 1900

  Date of Execution Name Race State Execution Method
1. 7/17/1903 DORA WRIGHT B OK Hanging
2. 12/8/1905 MARY ROGERS W VT Hanging
3. 3/29/1909 MARY FARMER W NY Electrocution
4. 8/16/1912 VIRGINIA CHRISTIAN B VA Electrocution
5. 1/13/1922 PATTIE PERDUE B MS Hanging
6. 1/12/1928 RUTH SNYDER W NY Electrocution
7. 2/1/1929 ADA LEBOEUF W LA Hanging
8. 1/24/1930 SELENA GILMORE B AL Electrocution
9. 2/21/1930 EVA DUGAN W AZ Hanging
10. 2/23/1931 IRENE SCHROEDER W PA Electrocution
11. 8/9/1934 ANNA ANTONIO W NY Electrocution
12. 2/8/1935 JULIA MOORE 0 LA Hanging
13. 6/7/1935 MAY CAREY W DE Hanging
14. 6/27/1935 EVA COO W NY Electrocution
15. 7/16/1936 FRANCES CREIGHTON W NY Electrocution
16. 4/29/1937 MARY HOLMES B MS Hanging
17. 1/28/1938 MARIE PORTER W IL Electrocution
18. 12/7/1938 ANNA HAHN W OH Electrocution
19. 11/21/1941 JUANITA SPINELLI W CA Gas Chamber
20. 11/28/1942 TONI HENRY W LA Electrocution
21. 1/1/1943 ROSANNA PHILLIPS B NC Gas Chamber
22. 1/15/1943 SUE LOGUE W SC Electrocution
23. 5/19/1944 MILDRED JOHNSON B MS Electrocution
24. 11/16/1944 HELEN FOWLER B NY Electrocution
25. 12/29/1944 BESSIE WILLIAMS B NC Gas Chamber
26. 3/5/1945 LENA BAKER B GA Electrocution
27. 1/7/1946 SHELLIE MCKEITHEN 0 PA Electrocution
28. 10/14/1946 CORRINE SYKES B PA Electrocution
29. 1/17/1947 ROSA STINETTE B SC Electrocution
30. 4/11/1947 LOUISE PEETE W CA Gas Chamber
31. 3/7/1951 MARTHA BECK W NY Electrocution
32. 6/19/1953 ETHEL ROSENBERG W FED Electrocution
33. 9/4/1953 EARLE DENNISON W AL Electrocution
34. 12/18/1953 BONNIE HEADY W FED Gas Chamber
35. 1/15/1954 DOVIE DEAN W OH Electrocution
36. 6/12/1954 BETTY BUTLER B OH Electrocution
37. 6/3/1955 BARBARA GRAHAM W CA Gas Chamber
38. 10/11/1957 RHONDA MARTIN W AL Electrocution
39. 8/8/1962 ELIZABETH DUNCAN W CA Gas Chamber
40. 11/2/1984 VELMA BARFIELD W NC Lethal Injection
41. 2/3/1998 KARLA FAYE TUCKER W TX Lethal Injection
42. 3/30/1998 JUDY BUENOANO W FL Electrocution
43. 2/24/2000 BETTY LOU BEETS W TX Lethal Injection
44. 5/2/2000 CHRISTINA RIGGS W AR Lethal Injection
45. 1/11/2001 WANDA JEAN ALLEN B OK Lethal Injection
46. 5/1/01 MARILYN PLANTZ W OK Lethal Injection
47. 12/4/01 LOIS NADEAN SMITH W OK Lethal Injection
48. 5/10/02 LYNDA LYON BLOCK W AL Electrocution
49. 10/9/02 AILEEN WUORNOS W FL Lethal Injection
50. 9/15/05 FRANCES NEWTON B TX Lethal Injection
51. 9/23/10 TERESA LEWIS W VA Lethal Injection
52. 6/26/13 KIMBERLY MCCARTHY B TX Lethal Injection
53. 2/5/13 SUZANNE BASSO W TX Lethal Injection

(source: M. Watt Espy and John Ortiz Smylka, "Executions in the U.S. 1608-1987: The Espy File." (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, 1994) with recent years by DPIC)


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