Have any millionaires ever been executed in the United States?

From The Straight Dope:

If the expression “You simply cannot hang a millionaire in America,” attributed to politician and orator William Bourke Cockran (1854-1923), is timeworn, Tim, it’s not from overuse–Google turns up a big four hits. That tells you something about U.S. attitudes right there, because the fact is, while a few millionaires have gone to the gallows (chair, whatever), we haven’t hanged many. Let’s count:

1 Comment

  1. If Cecil said it, it’s da TRUTH!!!

    Just goes to show… money buys “justice”. Or lack thereof.

    Anyone else aware of the Bush/Clinton sales of drugs to finance the war against the Sandinistas?!?

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