List of people executed in Texas, 1880–89

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The following is a list of people executed by the U.S. state of Texas between 1880 and 1889. During this period 64 individuals were executed by hanging.[1]

Executions 1880–1889[edit]

1880 – 13 executions
# Executed person Race Age Sex Date of
execution
Crime(s)
98 Samuel Houston Myers [2] White M 19-Mar-1880 Murder
99 John Henry unknown M 26-Mar-1880 Murder
100 Allen Towles Black M 26-Mar-1880 Murder
101 Bill Walker Black M 16-Apr-1880 Murder
102 Lucius Noftsinger White 30 M 30-Apr-1880 Murder
103 Isham Capps Black 30 M 07-May-1880 Rape
104 Henry Quarles Black 30 M 11-Jun-1880 Murder
105 Sam Howard unknown M 18-Jun-1880 Murder
106 English Carter White M 02-Jul-1880 Murder
107 George Doren White 30 M 20-Aug-1880 Murder
108 Allen Wright Black 28 M 27-Aug-1880 Murder
109 Lyncefield Burk White 41 M 27-Aug-1880 Rape
110 Warren Sheppard [3] Black M 12-Nov-1880 Murder
1881 – 4 executions
111 Adam Thompson Black 26 M 01-Jul-1881 Robbery and Murder
112 Isaiah Walker Black M 28-Jul-1881 Murder
113 Tom Williams Black 21 M 23-Sep-1881 Murder
114 Jack Post White 29 M 28-Oct-1881 Robbery and Murder
1882 – 6 executions
115 D. C. White White M 02-Feb-1882 Robbery and Murder
116 Miles Thompson Black 21 M 17-Feb-1882 Rape and Murder
117 Quirius Gaitan Hispanic M 09-Jun-1882 Murder
118 Chess Thomas Black M 11-Aug-1882 Murder
119 Shack Caldwell Black 20 M 18-Aug-1882 Murder
120 Charles Ward [4] Black 34 M 21-Aug-1882 Rape
1883 – 8 executions
121 Isham Scott Black M 05-Jan-1883 Murder
122 Fred Waite White 22 M 23-Mar-1883 Murder
123 Wyatt Banks Black 25 M 23-Apr-1883 Murder
124 Joseph Brewster White M 05-Jul-1883 Rape
125 John Cone Black 28 M 06-Jul-1883 Rape
126 James Stanley Black M 19-Oct-1883 Robbery and Murder
127 Juan Duran Hispanic M 14-Dec-1883 Robbery and Murder
128 James Taylor Black 21 M 21-Dec-1883 Murder
1884 – 4 executions
129 Harrison Williams Black 28 M 07-Mar-1884 Murder
130 Refugio Gomez Black 28 M 06-Jun-1884 Murder
131 Bill Bass Black 25 M 31-Oct-1884 Rape
132 Anthony Walker Black 36 M 23-Jan-1885 Murder
1885 – 5 executions
133 Jasper Rhodes Black 22 M 22-May-1885 Murder
134 Archie Gibson Black 35 M 29-May-1885 Murder
135 Christino Aldava Hispanic 26 M 14-Aug-1885 Murder
136 Caledonio Chivarria Hispanic 23 M 14-Aug-1885 Robbery and Murder
137 Henry Johnson Black 40 M 14-Nov-1885 Rape and Murder
1886 – 7 executions
138 Bill Madison Black 24 M 15-Jan-1886 Murder
139 Jose Mendiola Hispanic 30 M 15-Jan-1886 Murder
140 Ben Lane White 26 M 19-Mar-1886 Murder
141 Wash Washington Black 30 M 31-Mar-1886 Murder
142 Camillio Gonzales Hispanic M 17-Apr-1886 Robbery and Murder
143 George Young Black 31 M 08-May-1886 Murder
144 Irvine Murray Black M 10-Sep-1886 Murder
1887 – 4 executions
145 James Jones Black 27 M 13-May-1887 Murder
146 Robert Giles Black M 14-Oct-1887 Robbery and Murder
147 Hamp Wade Black M 15-Oct-1887 Murder
148 Cruz Rodriguez Hispanic M 09-Dec-1887 Murder
1888 – 10 executions
149 Chillers Banks Black 28 M 13-Apr-1888 Murder
150 William Roe White 31 M 26-May-1888 Murder
151 Conrad Jackson Black 20 M 16-Jul-1888 Murder
152 Burke Mitchell Black 36 M 31-Aug-1888 Murder
153 Westley Williams Black 40 M 29-Sep-1888 Murder
154 William Washington Black M 20-Oct-1888 Murder, Rape and Robbery
155 Casimero Livar Hispanic M 07-Dec-1888 Murder
156 John Johnson Black 17 M 21-Dec-1888 Rape
157 Joe Rather Black M 28-Dec-1888 Murder
158 Charles McGill Black 35 M 25-Jan-1889 Murder
1889 – 3 executions
159 George Walker Black M 05-Apr-1889 Murder
160 James McCoy White 32 M 23-Aug-1889 Murder
161 Demeiro Fierro Hispanic M 01-Nov-1889 Murder
Source: The Espy File: 1608–2002.[1]


Preceded by
List of people executed in Texas, 1870–79
Lists of people executed in Texas Succeeded by
List of people executed in Texas, 1890–99

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b The Espy File: 1608–2002. Death Penalty Information Center. Retrieved 23 February 2009.
  2. ^ A Public Hanging in Texas. The New York Times, published March 20, 1880.
  3. ^ A Hanging in Texas. The New York Times, published November 14, 1880.
  4. ^ Hanging Of a Negro in Texas. The New York Times, published August 22, 1882.