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14-year-old George Stinney – youngest person ever executed in the U.S. – required a booster seat in the electric chair

// October 20th, 2015 // No Comments » // People in Unusual Circumstances

At only 14 years of age, George Junius Stinney, Jr. was the youngest person executed in the United States. Weighing only 90 lbs., Stinney was so small, he required a booster seat to reach the headpiece of the electric chair that took his last breath. With no physical evidence in the case, the all-white jury […]

 

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