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Executions in Connecticut Since 1894

NAME

NUMBER

DATE

CAUSE

METHOD

John Cronin

05905

12/13/1894

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Kaspar Hartlein

06301

12/13/1896

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Thomas F. Kippie

06573

07/14/1897

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Guiseppe Fuda

06533

12/03/1897

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Nicodemo Imposino

06539

12/17/1897

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Charles A. Boinay

06666

04/14/1898

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Benjamin R. Willis

06783

12/30/1898

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Frederick M. Brockhaus

06916

09/06/1899

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Charles B. Cross

06917

07/20/1900

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Paul Misik

06918

02/11/1904

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Joseph Watson

1472

11/17/1904

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Gershon Marx

1475

05/18/1905

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Ephriam Sherouk

1570

01/09/1906

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Henry G. Bailey

1843

04/16/1907

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Alexander Herman

1845

05/10/1907

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

John Washelesky

1991

07/01/1908

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Lorenzo Rossi

2076

07/24/1908

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

John Zett

2149

12/21/1908

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Giuseppe Campagnolo

2170

02/24/1909

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Raffaele Carfaro

2171

02/24/1909

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

John Zawedzianczek

2201

02/09/1909

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Andrea Tanganelli

2681

03/29/1912

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

George Redding, Jr.

2789

11/01/1912

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Louis Saxon

2896

06/27/1913

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

James Plew

3058

03/04/1914

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Matijius Rikteraitis

3104

05/08/1914

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Joseph Buonomo

3060

06/30/1914

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Joseph F. Bergeron

3059

08/11/1914

Murder, 1st degree

 

Bernard Montvid

3326

08/06/1915

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Frank Grela

3332

08/13/1915

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Isaac N. Williams

3325

03/03/1916

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Harry E. Roe

3324

03/03/1916

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Pasquale Zuppa

3366

03/10/1916

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Joseph Castelli

3614

10/05/1917

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Francesco Vetere

3615

10/05/1917

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Giovanni DonVanso

3750

11/16/1917

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Stephen Buglione

3749

11/16/1917

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

William J. Wise

3765

12/14/1917

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Carmine Lanzillo

3680

06/17/1918

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Carmine Pisaniello

3681

06/17/1918

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Francesco Dusso

3794

06/17/1918

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Erasmo Perretta

3880

06/27/1918

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Joseph Perretta

3881

06/27/1918

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Nikifor Nechesnook

4019

12/03/1919

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Daniel Cerrone

4054

03/05/1920

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Elwood B. Wade

4243

05/20/1921

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

John Kacearauskas [spelling varies]

4276

05/27/1921

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Emil Schutte

4365

10/24/1922

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Gerald Chapman

11187

04/06/1926

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Chin Lung

11447

11/08/1927

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Soo Hoo Wing

11447

11/08/1927

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

John Feltovic

11806

12/10/1929

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Frank DiBattista

11824

02/21/1930

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

Henry O. Lorenz

12016

08/12/1930

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

John Simborski

13188

04/07/1936

Murder, 1st degree

Hanging

James J. McElroy

13284

02/10/1937

Murder, 1st degree

Electrocution

Frank K. Palka

13483

04/12/1938

Murder, 1st degree

Electrocution

Vincent Cots

13927

04/29/1940

Murder, 1st degree

Electrocution

Ira Allen Weaver

13928

04/29/1940

Murder, 1st degree

Electrocution

Peter Gurski

14711

02/23/1943

Murder, 1st degree

Electrocution

Wilson Funderburk

14716

04/20/1943

Murder, 1st degree

Electrocution

Carlo James DeCaro

14943

05/03/1944

Murder, 1st degree

Electrocution

Nicholas A. Rossi

14976

06/18/1945

Murder, 1st degree

Electrocution

James C. McCarthy

15552

10/01/1946

Murder, 1st degree

Electrocution

Arthur Tommaselli

15553

10/01/1946

Murder, 1st degree

Electrocution

Raymond Lewie

15554

10/01/1946

Murder, 1st degree

Electrocution

Robert Bradley

15612

04/12/1948

Murder, 1st degree

Electrocution

William J. Lorain

16910

07/11/1955

Murder, 1st degree

Electrocution

John B. Donahue

17092

07/18/1955

Murder, 1st degree

Electrocution

Robert Nelson Malm

17252

07/18/1955

Murder, 1st degree

Electrocution

George James Davies

18359

10/20/1959

Murder, 1st degree

Electrocution

Frank Wojculewicz

16733

10/26/1959

Murder, 1st degree, 2 counts

Electrocution

Joseph L. Taborsky

18248

05/17/1960

Murder, 1st degree, 2 counts

Electrocution

Michael Ross

 

05/13/2005

Capital felony, 4 counts

Lethal injection

Source: Connecticut Department of Correction, 1972.
Revised by Law/Legislative Reference Unit, 2005