One sign read: “JVDS if you had committed this crime in the U.S., you would have gotten the electric chair.”
The assumption was that an electric chair death would occur by jolting the heart into stopping.
The main approaches to execution since the guillotine have been hanging, the firing squad, and the electric chair.
When he discovered electricity it took him less than a decade to discover the electric chair.
I was once rewarded for some help with a visit to it, and sat in the electric chair for a moment.
It ended ten years ago in the electric chair at Charlestown Jail in Massachusetts.
If you were to do that in this State it would be the electric chair for yours.
She felt like one condemned, with the electric chair round a turn in the corridor.
I like every man to have justice even if the electric chair yearns for him.
Here other doctors had been convicted and sentenced to the electric chair for sending poison through the mails.