James Coburn (criminal)

James Coburn (c. 1926 – September 4, 1964) was the last defendant executed in the United States for a crime other than murder.

A white farmhand, Coburn was convicted of robbery in Dallas County, Alabama and was sentenced to death. He was executed in Alabama's electric chair, Yellow Mama.

Coburn was also the second-to-last inmate executed in Alabama during the pre-Furman era and the first executed under the administration of Governor George Wallace.

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