List of people executed in South Dakota

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The following is a list of people executed by the U.S. State of South Dakota from 1877 to date.

Inmate Date Victim(s) Under Governor
Jack McCall March 1, 1877 Wild Bill Hickok John L. Pennington
Thomas Egan July 13, 1882 His wife, Mary Nehemiah G. Ordway
Brave Bear November 1, 1882 Joseph Johnson
James Gilmore December 15, 1882 Bisente Ortez
James B. Lehman February 19, 1892 Constable John Burns Arthur C. Mellette
Nathaniel Thompson January 20, 1893 Electa Blighton Charles H. Sheldon
Jay Hicks November 15, 1894 John Meyer
Chief Two Sticks December 28, 1894 four victims
Charles Brown July 14, 1897 Emma Stone Andrew E. Lee
Ernest Loveswar September 19, 1902 George Puck and George Ostrander Charles N. Herreid
Allen Walkingshield October 15, 1902 Mrs. Ghost-Faced Bear
George Bear December 5, 1902 C. Edward Tayloe and John Shaw
Emil Victor November 16, 1909 Mr. and Mrs. James Christie, daughter Mildred and Michael Ronayne Robert S. Vessey
Joe Rickman December 3, 1913 Ellen Fox and her 14-year-old daughter, Mildred Fox Frank M. Byrne
George Sitts April 8, 1947 Special state agent Thomas Matthews. He also killed Butte Co. Sheriff Dave Malcolm, but was not separately tried for that murder. George T. Mickelson
Elijah Page July 11, 2007 Chester Allan Poage Mike Rounds
Eric Donald Robert October 15, 2012 Correctional Officer Ronald "RJ" Johnson Dennis Daugaard
Donald Eugene Moeller October 30, 2012 Becky O'Connell
Rodney Scott Berget October 29, 2018 Correctional Officer Ronald "RJ" Johnson
Charles Russell Rhines November 4, 2019 Donnivan Schaeffer Kristi Noem