Thomas & Meeks Griffin – 1915
Brothers executed on the testimony of a known criminal, who had the murder victim’s gun in his possession. Racism was a big factor for the execution.
Timothy Evans – 1950
Executed for the murder of his own baby daughter, he blamed his neighbor. 3 years later it was discovered that his neighbor had killed at least 8 women. Evans was pardoned.
Mahmood Hussein Mattan – 1952
Hanged for the murder of Lily Volpert, following the statement of a known criminal who was paid by the Volpert family. That witness later tried to kill his own daughter and Mattan was exonerated in 1998.