List of people executed in Missouri

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This is a list of people executed in Missouri. This list includes only those executed since 1976, the year in which the US Supreme Court re-instituted the death penalty through its decision in Gregg v. Georgia. Since then, a total of 88 people have been executed by the state of Missouri. All were convicted of murder; all were by executed by lethal injection.

List of people executed in Missouri[edit]

Number Name Date of execution Victims Age at time of the crime Age at time of execution Presiding governor
1 George Mercer January 6, 1989 Karen Keeton 34 45 John Ashcroft
2 Gerald Smith January 18, 1990 Karen Roberts 23 32
3 Winford L. Stokes, Jr. May 11, 1990 Pamela Brenda 27 39
4 Leonard Marvin Laws May 17, 1990 John Seward, Clarence Williams, Lottie Williams 31 41
5 George Clifton Gilmore August 21, 1990 Mary Luella Watters, Clarence Williams, Lottie Williams 34 44
6 Maurice Oscar Byrd August 23, 1991 Judy Cazaco, James Wood, Edna Ince, and Carolyn Turner 26 37
7 Ricky Lee Grubs October 21, 1992 Jerry Thornton 26 34
8 Martsay Bolder January 27, 1993 Theron King 22 36 Mel Carnahan
9 Walter Junior Blair July 21, 1993 Kathy Jo Allen 19 33
10 Frederick Lashley July 28, 1993 Janie Tracy 17 29
11 Frank Joseph Guinan October 6, 1993 John McBroom 36 48
12 Emmitt Foster May 3, 1995 Travis Walker 32 44
13 Larry Griffin June 21, 1995 Quintin Moss 26 41
14 Robert Anthony Murray July 26, 1995 Jeffrey Jackson and Craig Stewart 22 32
15 Robert T. Sidebottom November 15, 1995 Mary Sidebottom. 23 33
16 Anthony Joe Larette November 29, 1995 Mary Fleming 29 44
17 Robert Earl O'Neal December 6, 1995 Arthur Dale. 23 34
18 Jeffrey Paul Sloan February 21, 1996 Jason Sloan 19 30
19 Doyle James Williams April 10, 1996 A. H. Domann 33 49
20 Emmett Clifton Nave July 31, 1996 Geneva Roling 43 56
21 Thomas Henry Battle August 7, 1996 Birdie Johnson 18 34
22 Richard Oxford August 21, 1996 Harold Wampler and Melba Wampler 30 40
23 Richard Steven Zeitvogel December 11, 1996 Gary Wayne Dew 25 40
24 Eric Adam Schneider January 29, 1997 Richard Schwendeman and Ronald Thompson 24 36
25 Ralph Cecil Feltrop August 6, 1997 Barbara Ann Roam 32 42
26 Donald Edward Reese August 13, 1997 James Watson, Christopher Griffith, John Buford, and Don Vanderlinden 43 54
27 Andrew Wessel Six August 20, 1997 Kathy Allen 22 32
28 Samuel Lee McDonald, Jr. September 24, 1997 Robert Jordan 33 49
29 Alan Jeffrey Bannister October 24, 1997 Darrell Ruestman 24 39
30 Reginald Love Powell February 25, 1998 Freddie Miller and Arthur Miller 18 30
31 Milton Vincent Griffin-El March 25, 1998 Jerome Redden 25 37
32 Glennon Paul Sweet April 22, 1998 Missouri State Trooper Russell Harper 32 43
33 Kelvin Shelby Malone January 13, 1999 William Parr (he was also sentenced to death by the state of California) 20 38
34 James Edward Rodden, Jr. February 24, 1999 Terry Trunnel and Joseph Arnold 23 39
35 Roy Michael Roberts March 10, 1999 Correctional officer Tom Jackson 31 47
36 Roy Ramsey, Jr. April 14, 1999 Garnett Ledford and Betty Ledford 35 46
37 Ralph E. Davis April 28, 1999 Susan Davis 48 61
38 Jessie Lee Wise May 26, 1999 Geraldine McDonald 35 46
39 Bruce Kilgore June 16, 1999 Marilyn Wilkins 26 39
40 Robert Allen Walls June 30, 1999 Fred Harmon 20 34
41 David R. Leisure September 1, 1999 James A. Michaels, Sr 30 49
42 James Henry Hampton March 22, 2000 Frances Keaton 54 62
43 Bert Leroy Hunter June 28, 2000 Mildred Hodges and Richard Hodges 41 53
44 Gary Lee Roll August 30, 2000 Sherry Scheper, Randy Scheper and Curtis Scheper 40 48
45 George Bernard Harris September 13, 2000 Stanley Willoughby 29 41
46 James Wilson Chambers November 15, 2000 Jerry Lee Oestricker 30 48 Roger B. Wilson
47 Stanley Dewaine Lingar February 7, 2001 Thomas Scott Allen 21 37 Bob Holden
48 Tomas Grant Ervin March 28, 2001 Mildred Hodges and Richard Hodges 27 50
49 Mose Young, Jr. April 25, 2001 Kent Bicknese, James Schneider and Sol Marks 27 45
50 Samuel D. Smith May 23, 2001 Marlin May 26 40
51 Jerome Mallett July 11, 2001 Missouri State Trooper James F. Froemsdorf 26 42
52 Michael S. Roberts October 3, 2001 Mary L. Taylor 19 27
53 Stephen K. Johns October 24, 2001 Donald Voepel 35 55
54 James R. Johnson January 9, 2002 Deputy Sheriff Leslie B. Roark, Pam Jones, Sheriff Charles Smith, and Deputy Sheriff Sandra Wilson 42 52
55 Michael I. Owsley February 6, 2002 Elvin Iverson 31 40
56 Jeffrey Lane Tokar March 6, 2002 Johnny Douglass 27 37
57 Paul W. Kreutzer April 10, 2002 Louise Hemphill 20 30
58 Daniel Anthony Basile August 14, 2002 Elizabeth DeCaro 25 35
59 William Robert Jones, Jr. November 20, 2002 Stanley Albert 21 38
60 Kenneth Kenley February 5, 2003 Ronald Felts 23 42
61 John Clayton Smith October 29, 2003 Brandie Kearnes and Wayne Hoewing 35 41
62 Stanley L. Hall March 16, 2005 Barbara Jo Wood 26 37 Matt Blunt
63 Donald Jones April 27, 2005 Dorothy Knuckles 26 38
64 Vernon Brown May 17, 2005 Janet Perkins (he was also under sentence of death in the murder of Synetta Ford) 33 51
65 Timothy L. Johnston August 31, 2005 Nancy Johnston 28 44
66 Marlin Andrew Gray October 26, 2005 Julie Kerry and Robin Kerry 23 38
67 Dennis James Skillicorn May 20, 2009 Richard Drummond 34 49 Jay Nixon
68 Martin C. Link February 9, 2011 Elissa Self 27 47
69 Joseph Paul Franklin November 20, 2013 Gerald Gordon 27 63
70 Allen L. Nicklasson December 11, 2013 Richard Drummond 22 41
71 Herbert L. Smulls January 29, 2014 Stephen Honickman 33 56
72 Michael Anthony Taylor February 26, 2014 Ann Harrison 22 47
73 Jeffrey R. Ferguson March 26, 2014 Kelli Hall 34 59
74 William Lewis Rousan April 23, 2014 Charles and Grace Lewis 37 57
75 John E. Winfield June 18, 2014 Arthea Sanders and Shawnee Murphy 26 43
76 John C. Middleton July 16, 2014 Alfred Pinegar, Stacy Hodge and Randy Hamilton 35 54
77 Michael Shane Worthington[1] August 6, 2014 Melinda Griffin 24 43
78 Earl Ringo, Jr. September 10, 2014 Dennis Poyser and Joanna Baysinger 24 40
79 Leon Vincent Taylor November 19, 2014 Robert Newton 36 56
80 Paul Terrence Goodwin December 10, 2014 Joan Crotts 31 48
81 Walter Timothy Storey February 11, 2015 Jill Frey 22 47
82 Cecil Lee Clayton March 17, 2015 Deputy Christopher Castetter 56 74
83 Andre Vincent Cole April 14, 2015 Anthony Curtis 35 52
84 Richard Lamont Strong June 9, 2015 Eva Washington and Zandrea Thomas 33 48
85 David Stanley Zink July 14, 2015 Amanda Morton 41 55
86 Roderick Nunley September 1, 2015 Ann Harrison 24 50
87 Earl Mitchell Forrest II May 11, 2016 Sheriff's Deputy Sharon Joann Barnes, Harriet Smith, and Michael Wells 53 66
88 Mark Anthony Christeson January 31, 2017 Susan, Adrian and Kyle Brouk 18 37 Eric Greitens

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Suhr, Jim (August 6, 2014). "Missouri puts to death first inmate since botched execution". USA Today. AP. 

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