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Execution List
1924-1964

This is the list of inmates executed in Florida prior to 1976. A list of inmates who were executed after reinstatement of the Death Penalty in 1976 are provided on the 1976-present list.

  Name Race/ Gender Age at Execution Offense County of conviction Date of Execution
1 Johnson, Frank BM ?? Murder Duval 10/7/24
2 Coachman, J.C. BM ?? Rape Manatee 5/6/25
3 Champion, Will BM ?? Murder Duval 1/28/26
4 Dunwood, Roy BM ?? Murder Duval 5/12/26
5 Simmons, John BM ?? Rape Duval 5/18/26
6 Scrimm, Harry WM ?? Rape Dade 5/25/26
7 Taylor, Phillip BM ?? Murder Dade 10/28/26
8 Green, Willie BM ?? Murder Dade 11/23/26
9 Williams, Arthur BM ?? Murder Dade 12/11/26
10 Salter, Lloyd BM ?? Murder Duval 3/1/27
11 Stone, Raymond BM ?? Murder Duval 3/8/27
12 Chesser, Rufus WM ?? Murder Clay 3/23/27
13 London, Earl BM ?? Murder Polk 4/7/27
14 Ferguson, Fortune BM 16 Rape Alachua 4/27/27
15 Levins, Benjamin WM ?? Murder Hillsborough 11/22/27
16 Thomas, Louis WM ?? Murder Pinellas 11/29/27
17 Costello, Thomas WM ?? Murder Hillsborough 12/13/27
18 Henderson, William B. WM ?? Murder Hillsborough 12/21/27
19 Pittman, Robert C. BM ?? Murder Seminole 6/13/28
20 Vaughn, Will BM ?? Murder Duval 8/28/28
21 Johnson, Melvin BM ?? Rape Dade 9/4/28
22 Crumpler, Paul BM 29 Rape Hillsborough 9/18/28
23 Turner,James BM ?? Murder Calhoun 9/25/28
24 Davis, George BM ?? Murder Putnam 10/9/28
25 Harvey, Herbert BM 21 Murder Baker 10/23/28
26 Kirkland, Roosevelt BM ?? Murder Baker 10/30/28
27 Funderbirk, Boss BM ?? Murder Franklin 3/19/30
28 Bell, Clayton BM ?? Murder Volusia 1/17/31
29 Southworth, T. WM ?? Murder Palm Beach 2/12/31
30 Burton, Nathan WM ?? Murder Alachua 2/24/31
31 McQuagge, Robert WM ?? Murder Jackson 5/27/31
32 Graham, John BM ?? Rape Marion 6/18/31
33 Johnson, Henry BM ?? Murder Lake 6/24/31
34 Collins, Jim BM ?? Rape Dade 11/12/31
35 Jacobs, Lee BM 22 Rape Marion 2/26/32
36 Zangara, Guiseppe WM 33 Murder Dade 3/20/33
37 Jeffcoat, Elvin WM 40 Murder Pinellas 3/24/33
38 Palmer, Victor WM 26 Murder Hillsborough 7/10/33
39 Leavine, Louis WM 33 Murder Hillsborough 7/10/33
40 Heidt, Norman WM 26 Murder Hillsborough 7/10/33
41 Williams, Walter BM 31 Rape Dade 10/8/34
42 Jefferson, Thomas BM 23 Murder Duval 1/22/35
43 Anderson, Fred BM 24 Murder Duval 1/22/35
44 Robinson, George BM 46 Rape Seminole 2/25/35
45 Smith, Herman WM 36 Murder Orange 4/5/35
46 Jarvis, Martin WM 36 Murder Sarasota 4/11/35
47 Hasty, Monroe BM 17 Murder Volusia 9/16/35
48 Green, Lonnie BM 28 Murder Bradford 1/7/36
49 Bradley, Ed WM 57 Murder Santa Rosa 6/29/36
50 Dixon, George BM 27 Murder Seminole 8/24/36
51 Casey, Clarence D. WM 23 Murder Dade 10/19/36
52 Milligan, James WM 24 Murder Dade 10/19/36
53 Padgett, L. D. WM 28 Murder Santa Rosa 10/19/36
54 Clark, Lee BM 30 Murder Escambia 10/19/36
55 Scroggins, George W. BM 41 Murder Dade 10/26/36
56 Johnson, Rufus BM 20 Murder Seminole 10/26/36
57 Williams, Richard BM 32 Murder Pinellas 12/14/36
58 Walker, James W. BM 30 Murder Pinellas 12/14/36
59 Walker, Willie BM 33 Rape Nassau 4/23/37
60 Fields, Simee Lee BM 21 Murder Hillsborough 5/10/37
61 Powell, Marcus C. WM 50 Murder Duval 7/12/37
62 McDonald, Preston BM 28 Murder Duval 7/19/37
63 Williams, Walter BM 38 Murder Duval 7/19/37
64 Hinds, Robert BM 17 Rape Leon 7/23/37
65 Williams, Orson BM 28 Murder Hillsborough 6/20/38
66 Randolph, Willie BM 34 Murder Duval 7/5/38
67 Bungs, Paul WM 53 Murder Hillsborough 2/20/39
68 McCall, Franklin WM 21 Kidnapping Dade 2/24/39
69 Smith, Johnny BM 30 Murder Indian River 5/12/39
70 McGraw, Harvey WM 20 Murder Santa Rosa 9/4/39
71 Parker, Clarence BM 29 Murder Gilchrist 6/5/40
72 Goddard, Herbert WM 29 Murder Palm Beach 7/29/40
73 Williams, Ivory L. BM 18 Murder Alachua 11/11/40
74 Smith, Richard BM 48 Murder Brevard 4/15/41
75 Ormond, Dan J. WM 52 Murder Jackson 10/6/41
76 Crews, Wilburn R. WM 36 Murder Duval 10/6/41
77 Henderson, Charlie BM 34 Murder Orange 10/6/41
78 McLaren, Frizell BM 34 Murder Dade 10/6/41
79 Ranson, Mack BM 38 Murder Duval 10/27/41
80 Mardorff, Paul H. WM 50 Murder Dade 10/27/41
81 Walker, Nathaniel BM 17 Murder Duval 12/29/41
82 Powell, Edward BM 16 Murder Duval 12/29/41
83 Clay, Willie B. BM 16 Murder Duval 12/29/41
84 Newson, George BM 29 Murder Leon 3/2/42
85 Roberson, Worth WM 22 Murder Gilchrist 3/23/42
86 Caingetti, Angie M. WM 50 Murder Volusia 3/23/42
87 Crawford, Jicy BM 28 Murder Duval 3/23/42
88 Roberson, Walter BM 42 Murder Dixie 3/23/42
89 Stanton, John A. WM 44 Murder Dade 5/18/42
90 Hysler, Clyde WM 23 Murder Duval 6/15/42
91 Baker, James BM 32 Murder Duval 6/15/42
92 Hudgins, Byrd I WM 23 Murder Dade 7/20/42
93 Williams, Willie M. BM 27 Murder Taylor 7/20/42
94 Robinson, Ernest J. BM 20 Murder Duval 8/17/42
95 Saylor, Forrest BM 25 Murder Pinellas 1/18/43
96 Christy, Vincent WM 38 Murder Dade 3/1/43
97 Parker, Cornelius E. BM 24 Murder Hillsborough 10/4/43
98 Leundon, Ruffie BM 44 Murder Alachua 10/25/43
99 Young, James A. BM 32 Rape Hillsborough 10/25/43
100 James, G. W. BM 54 Murder Polk 10/29/43
101 Acree, Perry WM 43 Murder Levy 11/22/43
102 Flowers, Edgar BM 21 Rape Hillsborough 6/26/44
103 Thompson, Edward WM 25 Murder Duval 8/19/44
104 Thompson, Earl WM 33 Murder Duval 8/19/44
105 Williams, James BM 25 Rape Alachua 10/9/44
106 Lane, Freddie L. BM 18 Rape Alachua 10/9/44
107 Davis, James BM 16 Rape Alachua 10/9/44
108 Mix, Tom BM 37 Murder Citrus 12/28/44
109 Sparks, Henry BM 33 Rape Palm Beach 1/15/45
110 Green, Albert BM 28 Murder Lake 2/12/45
111 Anderson, William H. BM 23 Rape Broward 7/25/45
112 Warren, Ernest BM 29 Rape Dade 10/29/45
113 Dixon, Pleas BM 31 Murder Holmes 10/29/45
114 Reed, James BM 28 Rape Dade 1/14/46
115 Halloway, Charlie BM 30 Murder Pinellas 1/14/46
116 Sullivan, George L. WM 37 Murder Marion 1/14/46
117 Lewis, Eddie BM 52 Murder Brevard 4/22/46
118 Webb, Jacob S. BM 26 Rape Broward 9/30/46
119 Patterson, Wilbur P. WM 24 Murder Volusia 3/17/47
120 Green, Lewis BM 19 Rape Dade 4/21/47
121 Henderson, Leroy BM 36 Murder Palm Beach 6/16/47
122 Maxwell, James A. BM 31 Rape Broward 8/4/47
123 Ferguson, Joe BM 42 Rape Broward 8/4/47
124 Melton, Tom BM 32 Rape Duval 8/4/47
125 Harper, Reuben BM 30 Rape Columbia 1/5/48
126 Wills, Alexander H. WM 41 Murder Duval 6/14/48
127 Washington, Alonzo BM 25 Murder Duval 8/23/48
128 Harper, Ernest E. BM 30 Murder Polk 9/6/48
129 Enmond, Alphonso BM 35 Rape Dade 9/6/48
130 Talley, Lonnie BM 25 Rape Duval 10/5/48
131 Stewart, Lacy BM 17 Murder St. Lucie 10/25/48
132 Combs, Felix BM 23 Rape Pinellas 1/24/49
133 Quince, Aaron BM 22 Murder Volusia 2/7/49
134 Berry, Arthur E. WM 23 Murder Pasco 4/4/49
135 Griffis, Flem WM 30 Murder Nassau 8/8/49
136 Tillman, Henry V. WM 51 Murder Duval 6/5/50
137 McDonald, Walter BM 21 Murder Bradford 1/8/51
138 Robinson, L. D. BM 46 Murder Bradford 1/8/51
139 Wolfork, George, Jr. BM 28 Murder Bradford 1/8/51
140 Gifford, R. Charlie WM 72 Murder Pinellas 2/21/51
141 Hilton, Jessie BM 33 Murder Volusia 6/4/51
142 Washington, John, Jr. BM 25 Murder Volusia 6/4/51
143 Felton, James E. BM 25 Murder Lake 8/6/51
144 London, Willie BM 42 Murder Lake 8/6/51
145 McMann, Coy BM 48 Murder Manatee 4/7/52
146 James, Saul BM 28 Rape Hillsborough 4/21/52
147 Leiby, Merlin J. WM 25 Murder Collier 6/30/52
148 Story, George W. WM 52 Murder Duval 9/8/52
149 Brown, Jimmie L. BM 30 Murder Duval 7/6/53
150 Brooks, Ed BM 61 Murder Franklin 9/7/53
151 Brock, Tanner WM 57 Murder Columbia 9/28/54
152 Johnson, Orion BM 19 Murder Alachua 9/28/54
153 North, A. Ellwood WM 37 Murder Polk 10/4/54
154 Henderson, James BM 47 Murder Leon 10/4/54
155 Bailey, George BM 36 Murder Leon 10/4/54
156 Williams, LeRoy BM 37 Murder Palm Beach 11/8/54
157 Beard, Abraham BM 18 Rape Leon 11/8/54
158 McVeigh, John H. WM 34 Murder Duval 4/18/55
159 Gillard, Louis BM 54 Murder Hillsborough 8/29/55
160 Dyer, Chester F. WM 20 Murder Sarasota 10/31/55
161 Hornbeck, Samuel J. WM 38 Murder Duval 12/12/55
162 Anderson, George BM 32 Murder Dade 2/20/56
163 Armbrister, Percy BM 25 Murder Dade 2/20/56
164 Barwicks, Herman BM 28 Murder Polk 2/20/56
165 Copeland, Charlie Jr. BM 24 Rape Duval 4/28/56
166 LaVoie, Edgar J. WM 55 Murder Putnam 8/20/56
167 Colson, Robert L. BM 25 Rape Alachua 10/1/56
168 Dunmore, Moses L. BM 21 Rape Alachua 10/1/56
169 Ezzell, Joseph L. WM 42 Murder Duval 1/21/57
170 Raulerson, William O. WM 49 Murder Columbia 7/15/57
171 Rhone, Roosevelt BM 33 Murder Marion 9/30/57
172 Nelson, Bozzie BM 45 Murder Palm Beach 5/26/58
173 Everett, George L. WM 23 Murder Bay 6/13/58
174 Long, Harry F. WM 35 Murder Duval 9/29/58
175 Horne, Willie BM 25 Rape Duval 1/12/59
176 Thomas, Jimmie L. BM 35 Rape Duval 1/19/59
177 Withers, Dallas E. WM 38 Murder Bay 2/2/59
178 Connor, Harley A. WM 59 Murder Gilchrist 6/1/59
179 Frazier, John BM 44 Murder Union 6/1/59
180 Peterson, Frank BM 33 Murder Holmes 6/1/59
181 Odom, Sam W. BM 20 Rape Lake 8/28/59
182 Daniels, E. C. BM 49 Murder Columbia 8/28/59
183 Paul, John E. BM 24 Rape Pinellas 11/13/59
184 City, Willie G. BM 22 Rape Pinellas 11/13/59
185 Williams, Ralph BM 25 Rape Pinellas 2/1/60
186 Brooks, James E. BM 29 Murder Palm Beach 6/20/60
187 Mackiewicz, Norman J. WM 32 Murder Dade 8/7/61
188 Davis, Robert W. WM 26 Rape Leon 8/7/61
189 Jefferson, Robert L. BM 28 Murder Bay 5/12/62
190 Hill, Johnnie BM 23 Murder Escambia 5/12/62
191 Johnson, Samuel BM 42 Murder Putnam 9/6/62
192 Leach, William E. WM 21 Murder Union 9/24/62
193 Smith, Joe WM 32 Murder Union 9/24/62
194 Lee, Charles H. WM 33 Murder Levy 7/18/63
195 Blake, Emmett C. WM 36 Murder Bay 5/12/64
196 Dawson, Sie BM 48 Murder Gadsden 5/12/64

These statistics furnished by The Department of Corrections - Public Affairs Office. For more information, call the Public Affairs Office at (850) 488-0420 or send e-mail to publicaffairs@mail.dc.state.fl.us.