List of people executed in Georgia (U.S. state)

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This is a list of people executed in Georgia. Since 1976, a total of 70 convicted murderers have been executed by the state of Georgia in the United States.

List of people executed in Georgia since 1976[edit]

Count Name Date of Execution Method Count by Method Victim(s) Governor
1 John Eldon Smith December 15, 1983 Electric chair 1 Ronald Akins and Juanita Akins Joe Frank Harris
2 Ivon Ray Stanley July 12, 1984 2 Clifford Floyd
3 Alpha Otis O'Daniel Stephens December 12, 1984 3 Roy Asbell
4 Roosevelt Green, Jr. January 9, 1985 4 Teresa Carol Allen
5 Van Roosevelt Solomon February 20, 1985 5 Roger Dennis Tackett
6 John Young March 20, 1985 6 Coleman and Gladys Brice, and Katie Davis
7 Jerome Bowden June 24, 1986 7 Kathryn Stryker
8 Joseph Mulligan May 15, 1987 8 Marion Jones Miller
9 Richard Tucker, Jr. May 22, 1987 9 Edna Sandefur
10 William Boyd Tucker May 29, 1987 10 Kathleen Parry
11 William Mitchell September 2, 1987 11 Christopher Carr
12 Timothy W. McCorquodale September 21, 1987 12 Donna Marie Dixon
13 James E. Messer, Jr. July 28, 1988 13 Rhonda Tanner
14 Henry Willis III May 18, 1989 14 Police chief of Ray City James "Ed" Giddens
15 Warren McCleskey September 25, 1991 15 Atlanta Police Officer Frank Schlatt Zell Miller
16 Thomas Dean Stevens June 29, 1993 16 Roger Honeycutt
17 Christopher Burger December 7, 1993 17
18 William Henry Hance March 31, 1994 18 Gail Jackson, a/k/a Gail Faison and Irene Thirkield
19 Nicholas Lee Ingram April 7, 1995 19 J. C. Sawyer
20 Darrel Gene Devier May 17, 1995 20 Mary Frances Stoner
21 Larry Grant Lonchar November 14, 1996 21 Charles Sweat and Steven Smith
22 Ellis Wayne Felker November 15, 1996 22 Evelyn Joy Ludlam
23 David Loomis Cargill June 10, 1998 23 Cheryl Williams and Danny Williams
24 Terry Michael Mincey October 25, 2001 Lethal injection 1 Paulette Riggs Roy Barnes
25 Jose Martinez High November 6, 2001 2 Henry Phillips and Bonnie Bulloch
26 Fred Marion Gilreath, Jr. November 15, 2001 3 Linda Gilreath and Gerrit Van Leeuwen
27 Byron Ashley Parker December 11, 2001 4 Christy Ann Griffith
28 Ronald Keith Spivey January 24, 2002 5 Charles McCook and Bill Watson
29 Tracy Lee Housel March 12, 2002 6 Jean Dellinger Drew
30 Wallace Marvin Fugate III August 16, 2002 7 Pattie Dianne Fugate
31 William Howard Putman November 13, 2002 8 David Hardin, Katie Back, and William Gerald Hodges
32 Larry Eugene Moon March 25, 2003 9 Ricky Callahan Sonny Perdue
33 Carl Junior Isaacs [2] May 6, 2003 10 Jerry Alday, Ned Alday, Jimmy Alday, Mary Alday, Chester Alday, and Aubrey Alday
34 James Willie Brown November 4, 2003 11 Brenda Sue Watson
35 Robert Karl Hicks July 1, 2004 12 Toni Strickland Rivers
36 Eddie Albert Crawford July 19, 2004 13 His 2 year old niece, Leslie Michelle English
37 Timothy Don Carr January 26, 2005 14 Keith Patrick Young
38 Stephen Anthony Mobley March 1, 2005 15 John C. Collins
39 Robert Dale Conklin July 12, 2005 16 George Grant Crooks
40 John Washington Hightower June 26, 2007 17 Dorothy Hightower, Evelyn and Sandra Reaves
41 William Earl Lynd [3] May 6, 2008 18 Ginger Moore
42 Curtis Osborne June 4, 2008 19 Arthur Jones and Linda Lisa Seaborne
43 Jack Edward Alderman September 16, 2008 20 Barbara Jean Alderman
44 Robert L. Newland March 10, 2009 21 Carol Sanders Beatty
45 William Mark Mize April 29, 2009 22 Eddie Tucker
46 Mark Howard McClain October 20, 2009 23 Kevin Brown
47 Melbert Ray Ford, Jr. June 9, 2010 24 Martha Chapman Matich
48 Brandon Joseph Rhode September 27, 2010 25 Steven Moss, Bryan Moss, and Kristin Moss
49 Emmanuel Fitzgerald Hammond January 25, 2011 26 Julie Love Nathan Deal
50 Roy Willard Blankenship June 23, 2011 27 Sarah Mims Bowen
51 Andrew Grant DeYoung July 21, 2011 28 Gary DeYoung, Kathy DeYoung, and Sarah DeYoung
52 Troy Anthony Davis September 21, 2011 29 Savannah, Georgia, police officer Mark MacPhail
53 Andrew Allen Cook February 21, 2013 30 Michele Cartagena and Grant Hendrickson
54 Marcus A. Wellons June 17, 2014 31 India Roberts
55 Robert Wayne Holsey December 9, 2014 32 Baldwin County Sheriff's Deputy Will Robinson
56 Andrew Howard Brannan January 13, 2015 33 Laurens County Sheriff's Office Deputy Kyle Dinkheller
57 Warren Lee Hill, Jr. January 27, 2015 34 Joseph Handspike
58 Kelly Renee Gissendaner September 30, 2015 35 Douglas Gissendaner
59 Marcus Ray Johnson November 19, 2015 36 Angela Sizemore
60 Brian Keith Terrell December 9, 2015 37 John Watson
61 Brandon Astor Jones February 3, 2016 38 Roger Dennis Tackett
62 Travis Clinton Hittson February 17, 2016 39 Navy Officer Conway Utterbeck
63 Joshua Daniel Bishop March 31, 2016 40 Leverett Lewis Morrison
64 Kenneth Earl Fults April 12, 2016 41 Cathy Bounds
65 Daniel Anthony Lucas April 27, 2016 42 Steven, Bryan, and Kristin Moss
66 John Wayne Conner July 15, 2016 43 J. T. White
67 Gregory Paul Lawler October 19, 2016 44 Atlanta Police Officer John Sowa
68 Steven Frederick Spears November 16, 2016 45 Sherri Holland
69 William Cary Sallie December 6, 2016 46 John Lee Moore
70 J. W. Ledford, Jr. May 17, 2017 47 Harry Johnston

Summary of executions[edit]

  • Gender
    • Male: 69 (99%)
    • Female: 1 (1%)
  • Method
    • Electric chair: 23 (33%)
    • Lethal injection: 47 (67%)

Record number of executions[edit]

In 2016, the State of Georgia executed nine individuals. This set a record for the most executions conducted in Georgia in a calendar year. Prior to this, the most executions conducted in the state were five executions. This happened in 1987 and again in 2015.[1][2]

Prior to 1976[edit]

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