Clyde Arwood

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Clyde Arwood (September 7, 1901 - August 14, 1943[1]) was the only person ever executed by the United States Federal Government in Tennessee.[2][3] He was convicted for killing a federal agent during a moonshine raid, which is a federal capital offense.

Arwood served his sentence in the electric chair, where he died of electrocution at age 41[4] in Tennessee State Penitentiary in Nashville.[5]

Arwood was the last federal inmate executed under administration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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