Julius Mount Bleyer

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Julius Mount Bleyer was the New York doctor who first proposed lethal injection on 17 January 1888.[1] Even though he created it, it wasn't actually used until the late 1970's. It soon grew popular. People describe it as a less painful way of dying.


  1. ^ See wikisource text, "Shall We Banish the Electric Chair and the Gallows, as France has banished the Guillotine".

Further Reading[edit]

A Cyclopedia of American Medical Biography, Volume 1, by Howard Atwood Kelly.[1]

  1. ^ http://books.google.com/books?id=GPssAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA114&lpg=PA114&dq=%22mount+bleyer%22&source=bl&ots=4w-wRjaecf&sig=JOc5iMa1_D0GgH5SZNRgoJi9pH8&hl=en&sa=X&ei=iBqAVM7PDYf3oATK-IKADQ&ved=0CFYQ6AEwDA#v=onepage&q=%22mount%20bleyer%22&f=false