Executions in the U.S. in 2002

Execution Date Number 
since 1976
Name  Age State Defendant/
Victim Race
Method
1/9/02 750 James Johnson 52 MO W/4W Lethal Injection
1/9/02 751 Michael Moore 38 TX W/W Lethal Injection
1/16/02 752 Jermarr Arnold 43 TX B/L Lethal Injection
1/24/02 753 Ronald Spivey 62 GA W/W Lethal Injection
1/29/02 754 Stephen Wayne Anderson 48 CA W/W Lethal Injection
1/29/02 755 John Romano 43 OK W/W Lethal Injection
1/30/02 756 Windell Broussard 41 TX B/2B Lethal Injection
1/31/02 757 Randall Hafdahl 48 TX W/W Lethal Injection
1/31/02 758 David Woodruff 42 OK W/W (see #755) Lethal Injection
2/6/02 759 Michael Owsley 40 MO B/B Lethal Injection
2/19/02 760 John Byrd, Jr. 38 OH W/W Lethal Injection
2/28/02 761 Monty Delk 35 TX W/W Lethal Injection
3/6/02 762 Jeffrey Tokar 37 MO W/W Lethal Injection
3/7/02 763 Gerald Tigner 29 TX B/2B Lethal Injection
3/12/02 764 (dual citizenship) Tracy Housel  43 GA W/W Lethal Injection
3/14/02 765 (*) James Earl Patterson 35 VA W/W Lethal Injection
4/2/02 766 (*) Daniel Zirkle 33 VA W/2W Lethal Injection
4/10/02 767 Paul Kreutzer 30 MO W/W Lethal Injection
4/10/02 768 Jose Santellan 40 TX L/L Lethal Injection
4/11/02 769 William Burns 43 TX B/W Lethal Injection
4/18/02 770 Gerald Casey 47 TX W/W Lethal Injection
4/26/02 771 Alton Coleman 46 OH B/W Lethal Injection
4/30/02 772 Rodolfo Hernandez 52 TX L/L Lethal Injection
5/3/02 773 (¥) Richard Charles Johnson 39 SC W/B Lethal Injection
5/9/02 774 Reginald Reeves 28 TX B/W Lethal Injection
5/10/02 775 (ƒ*)  Lynda Lyon Block 54 AL W/W Electrocution
5/10/02 776 Leslie Martin 35 LA W/W Lethal Injection
5/16/02 777 Ronford Styron 32 TX W/W Lethal Injection
5/22/02 778 Johnny Martinez 29 TX L/W Lethal Injection
5/28/02 779(#) Napoleon Beazley 25 TX B/W Lethal Injection
5/30/02 780 Stanley Baker 35 TX W/W Lethal Injection
6/12/02 781 Walter Mickens 47 VA B/W Lethal Injection
6/13/02 782 Daniel Reneau 27 TX W/W Lethal Injection
6/25/02 783 Robert Coulson 33 TX W/2W Lethal Injection
6/26/02 784 Jeffrey Williams 30 TX B/B Lethal Injection
7/17/02 785 Tracy Hansen 39 MS W/W Lethal Injection
7/23/02 786 Randall Eugene Cannon 42 OK W/W (see #694) Lethal Injection
7/30/02 787 (*) Earl Alexander Frederick, Sr. 51 OK W/W Lethal Injection
8/7/02 788 Richard Kutzner 59 TX W/W Lethal Injection
8/8/02 789 (#) T.J. Jones 25 TX B/W Lethal Injection
8/14/02 790 (~) Javier Suarez Medina 33 TX L/L Lethal Injection
8/14/02 791 Daniel Basile 35 MO W/W Lethal Injection
8/16/02 792 Wallace Fugate 52 GA W/W Lethal Injection
8/20/02 793 Gary Etheridge 38 TX W/W Lethal Injection
8/23/02 794 Anthony Green 37 SC B/W Lethal Injection
8/28/02 795 (#) Toronto Patterson 27 TX B/3B Lethal Injection
9/10/02 796 Tony Walker 36 TX B/B Lethal Injection
9/13/02 797 (*) Michael Passaro 40 SC W/W Lethal Injection
9/17/02 798 Jessie Patrick 44 TX W/W Lethal Injection
9/18/02 799 Ronald Shamburger 30 TX W/W Lethal Injection
9/24/02 800 Rex Mays 42 TX W/2W Lethal Injection
9/25/02 801 Robert A. Buell 62 OH W/W Lethal Injection
9/25/02 802 Calvin King 48 TX B/B Lethal Injection
10/1/02 803 James Powell 56 TX W/W Lethal Injection
10/2/02 804 (*~) Rigoberto Sanchez-Velasco 43 FL L/L Lethal Injection
10/9/02 805 (*ƒ) Aileen Wournos 46 FL W/W Lethal Injection
11/13/02 806 William Putman 59 GA W/2W Lethal Injection
11/14/02 807 (~) Mir Aimal Kasi 38 VA O(Pakistani) /W Lethal Injection
11/19/02 808 Craig Ogan 47 TX W/W Lethal Injection
11/20/02 809 William Jones 37 MO W/W Lethal Injection
11/20/02 810 William Chappell 66 TX W/2W Lethal Injection
12/4/02 811 Leonard Rojas 52 TX L/W, L Lethal Injection
12/6/02 812 Ernest Basden 49 NC W/W Lethal Injection
12/9/02 813 Linroy Bottoson 63 FL B/B Lethal Injection
12/10/02 814 Desmond Carter 35 NC B/W Lethal Injection
12/10/02 815 Jerry Lynn McCracken 35 OK W/4W Lethal Injection
12/11/02 816 James Collier 56 TX W/2W Lethal Injection
12/11/02 817 Jessie Williams 51 MS W/W Lethal Injection
12/12/02 818 Anthony Johnson 46 AL W/4W Lethal Injection
12/12/02 819 Jay Neill 37 OK W/W Lethal Injection
12/17/02 820 Earnest Carter 36 OK B/W? Lethal Injection
* volunteer
# juvenile at time of the crime
~foreign national
¥ white defendant executed for black victim
ƒ female

 
**Race of defendant information supplied by NAACP Legal Defense Fund "Death Row USA"

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