Archive for December 14

14 December 1982 – John Eldon Smith

Posted in Death penalty, Electric chair with tags , , on December 14 by Old Sparky

John Eldon Smith died by the electric chair in Georgia for the murder of Ronald and Juanita Akins.

He was the first person to be executed in Georgia since the penalty was reinstated in 1976. He was roughly 53 years old.

Also on this day

14 December 1983 – Robert W. Williams

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