Legal Executions In Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky And Missouri: A Comprehensive Registry, 1866-1965

Legal Executions In Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky And Missouri: A Comprehensive Registry, 1866-1965

Legal Executions in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky and Missouri: A Comprehensive Registry, 1866-1965

In the five state region of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky and Missouri, 1027 men and women are known to have been legally hanged, gassed or electrocuted for capital crimes during the century after the Civil War. Drawing on thousands of hours of research, this comprehensive record covers each execution in chronological order, filling numerous gaps in a largely forgotten story of the American experience. The author presents each case dispassionately with the main focus given to essential facts.

Review
"there is a lot of information for historians, genealogists, and researchers in other fields packed into this recommended book"--ARBA.

About the Author
Daniel Allen Hearn is employed by the federal government and lives in Monroe, Connecticut.

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