When was the first person executed in an electric chair?

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  • William Francis Kemmler (May 9, 1860 - August 6, 1890) was an American peddler, alcoholic, and murderer, who in 1890 became the first person in the world to be executed by electric chair. He was convicted of murdering Matilda "Tillie" Ziegler, his common-law wife, two years earlier.

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William Kemmler was executed at Auburn Prison in New York on 6 August 1890.

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