Capital Punishment History

Persons Executed in Maryland since 1923

Name County Offense Method Race/Sex/Age Date
Chelton, George Somerset Rape Hanged AA/M/21 6/8/23
Gibson, Carroll Talbot Rape Hanged AA/M/18 2/13/25
Benson, Isaac Baltimore City Murder Hanged AA/M/37 7/23/26
Whittemore, Richard Baltimore City Murder Hanged W/M/27 8/13/26
Simmons, Ottie Frederick Murder Hanged AA/M/20 9/9/27
Swann, Arthur Frederick Murder Hanged AA/M/20 9/9/27
Ross, William Henry Washington Murder Hanged AA/M/23 9/9/27
Spragins, Benjamin F. Baltimore Murder Hanged W/M/28 8/3/28
Simms, Alfred Prince Georges Rape Hanged AA/M/19 11/11/27
Carey, Charles P. Baltimore City Murder Hanged W/M/28 8/3/28
Watkins, Hopkins Baltimore Murder Hanged AA/M/27 11/16/28
Marsh, John Orestus Carroll Murder Hanged W/M/51 8/9/29
Jackson, John Baltimore City Murder Hanged AA/M/55 1/31/30
Price, Lorenzo Baltimore City Murder Hanged AA/M/32 6/12/31
Blackson, Thomas Worcester Murder Hanged AA/M/42 1/15/32
Wright, Walter F. Baltimore City Murder Hanged W/M/28 4/8/32
Lee, Euel Baltimore Murder Hanged AA/M/59 10/27/33
Jupiter, Page Charles Murder Hanged AA/M/46 2/2/34
Dent, Gordon Prince Georges Murder Hanged AA/M/30 4/19/35
Gross, James A. Prince Georges Murder Hanged AA/M/25 4/19/35
Harold, William Montgomery Rape Hanged AA/M/43 6/28/35
Poindexter, James Montgomery Rape Hanged AA/M/27 6/28/35
Peres, Augusto Baltimore City Rape Hanged W/M/22 6/12/36
Williams, Willis Baltimore City Murder Hanged AA/M/35 6/12/36
Howard, James Irvin Anne Arundel Murder Hanged AA/M/20 7/9/37
Hammond, Richard Baltimore City Murder Hanged AA/M/31 8/12/38
Turner, James Albert Montgomery Rape Hanged AA/M/25 8/26/38
Brown, Fred L. Dorchester Murder Hanged W/M/44 3/10/39
Sanchez, Thomas C. Talbot Rape Hanged W/M/40 3/15/40
Kenton, Alvin Talbot Rape Hanged W/M/23 3/15/40
Sorrell, William T. Baltimore City Murder Hanged AA/M/28 5/10/40
Harrell, Otis Baltimore City Murder Hanged AA/M/23 5/10/40
Williams, Alexander Anne Arundel Rape Hanged AA/M/33 6/28/40
Collick, Arthur H. Baltimore Murder Hanged AA/M/27 9/13/40
Knott, Wilson Anne Arundel Rape Hanged W/M/33 1/10/41
White, French Lee Montgomery Rape Hanged AA/M/23 6/27/41
Loveless, Earl Allegany Murder Hanged W/M/22 9/26/41
Miller, James Lee Allegany Murder Hanged W/M/29 9/26/41
Baker, James Dorchester Murder Hanged AA/M/38 12/19/41
Pritchett, Wilbur Dorchester Rape Hanged AA/M/37 5/8/42
Haywood, Frank Prince Georges Rape Hanged AA/M/32 6/5/42
Henry, Andrew Dorchester Murder Hanged AA/M/54 7/10/42
Benjamin, Charles J. Baltimore City Murder Hanged AA/M/23 7/24/42
Woffard, Edward Baltimore City Murder Hanged AA/M/27 7/24/42
Gilliam, James Worcester Murder Hanged AA/M/39 1/15/43
Ford, James Baltimore City Rape Hanged AA/M/32 3/12/43
Williams, Frank Baltimore City Murder Hanged AA/M/23 6/4/43
Jackson, Wilbur Baltimore City Murder Hanged AA/M/22 6/4/43
Holton, Freeman Baltimore City Murder Hanged AA/M/21 6/4/43
Lampkin, John Baltimore City Rape Hanged AA/M/19 8/13/43
Holsey, William Charles Carroll Murder Hanged AA/M/33 2/25/44
Smith, Martin Baltimore City Rape Hanged AA/M/20 3/31/44
Hinton, John Dorchester Rape Hanged AA/M/25 6/16/44
Watkins, Calvin William Baltimore City Murder Hanged AA/M/24 11/17/44
Murphy, Patrick Prince Georges Rape Hanged W/M/40 7/20/45
McClam, Luther Baltimore City Murder Hanged AA/M/28 8/17/45
Brooks, Donald Baltimore City Murder Hanged W/M/31 11/30/45
Fields, John Henry Worcester Murder Hanged AA/M/38 12/28/45
Tasker, William Anne Arundel Murder Hanged AA/M/21 1/18/46
Walker, Lloyd Baltimore City Rape Hanged AA/M/22 8/9/46
Peters, Roy Nathan Baltimore City Rape Hanged AA/M/22 10/4/46
Demby, William Baltimore City Rape Hanged AA/M/22 10/4/46
Barnes, Jack Lester Prince Georges Rape Hanged AA/M/25 12/13/46
Carmen, Charles Lee Cecil Rape Hanged AA/M/19 1/17/47
Cooper, William Cecil Rape Hanged AA/M/20 6/27/47
Jones, Weldon Jr. Wicomico Murder Hanged AA/M/18 8/1/47
Abbott, Ross J. Dorchester Murder Hanged W/M/24 8/1/47
Smith, Ollie, Jr. Dorchester Rape Hanged AA/M/22 4/30/48
Jackson, Henry T. Worcester Murder Hanged AA/M/32 4/30/48
Lathco, Roy Lee Baltimore Murder Hanged W/M/39 4/30/48
Fram, Howard A. Baltimore City Murder Hanged W/M/31 7/8/49
Knowles, John Baltimore City Murder Hanged AA/M/26 8/12/49
James, Eugene H. Baltimore City Rape Hanged AA/M/31 8/12/49
Glover, Lott Prince Georges Murder Hanged AA/M/31 8/25/53
Grammer, George Baltimore City Murder Hanged W/M/35 6/11/54
Thomas, William C. Baltimore City Murder Hanged AA/M/32 6/10/55
Daniels, Eddie Lee Montgomery Murder L. Gas AA/M/29 6/28/57
Kier, Carl Daniel Baltimore Murder L. Gas AA/M/23 1/23/59
Shockley, Leonard M. Dorchester Murder L. Gas AA/M/17 4/10/59
Lipscomb, Nathaniel Baltimore City Murder L. Gas AA/M/33 6/9/61
Thanos, John F. Baltimore Murder L. Injection W/M/43 5/17/94
Hunt, Flint Gregory Baltimore City Murder L. Injection AA/M/38 7/2/97
Gilliam, Tyrone Baltimore County Murder L. Injection AA/M/32 11/16/98
Oken, Steve Baltimore County Murder L. Injection W/M/42 6/17/04
Baker, Wesley Eugene Baltimore County Murder L. Injection AA/M/47 12/5/05