Capital Punishment
Inmates Executed, 1978 to Present

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California Executions Since 1978

Condemned Inmate Date Received Date Executed Time on Death Row Age
Robert Alton Harris 3/14/1979 4/21/1992 13 years, 1 month 39
David Edwin Mason 1/27/1984 8/24/1993 9 years, 7 months 36
William George Bonin 3/22/1982 2/23/1996 13 years, 11 months 49
Keith Daniel Williams 4/13/1979 5/3/1996 17 years, 1 month 48
Thomas M. Thompson 8/23/1984 7/14/1998 13 years, 10 months 43
Jaturun Siripongs 5/2/1983 2/9/1999 15 years, 9 months 47
Manuel Babbitt 7/15/1982 5/4/1999 16 years, 9 months 50
Darrell Keith Rich 1/23/1981 3/15/2000 19 years, 1 month 44
Robert Lee Massie 5/28/1979 3/27/2001 21 years, 10 months 60
Stephen Wayne Anderson 7/30/1981 1/29/2002 20 years, 6 months 48
Donald Beardslee 3/14/1984 1/19/2005 20 years, 10 months 61
Stanley Williams 4/20/1981 12/13/2005 24 years, 7 months 51
Clarence Ray Allen 12/02/1982 01/17/2006 23 years, 1 month 76

California Inmates Executed in Other States Since 1978

Condemned Inmate Date Received Date & State Executed Time on Death Row Age
Kelvin Malone 6/22/1981 1/13/1999 (Missouri) 15 years, 6 months 37
Alfredo Rolando Prieto 6/30/1992 10/1/2015 (Virginia) 23 years, 3 month 49

Capital Punishment


Average Statistics:

  • Average Time Served on Death Row: 17.9 years
  • Average Age at Time of Execution: 49 years old

As of October 2, 2015:

  • 13 Executed in California
  • 1 Executed in Missouri (MO) – Kelvin Malone
  • 1 Executed in Virginia (VA) - Alfredo Prieto