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List of famous people who died in a gas chamber, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who died in the gas chamber are listed alphabetically and include the famous gas chamber victims’ hometown and biographical info about them when available. Everything from Ilse Wagner to Liane Krochmal is included on this list. These notable gas chamber deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has gas chamber as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (79 People)
Robert Alton Harris is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in a Gas Chamber
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Robert Alton Harris was an American criminal and murderer who was executed at San Quentin State Prison in 1992 in connection with the 1978 murders of two teenage boys in San Diego. His execution was the first in the state of California since 1967. Harris was born in North Carolina and was abused as ...more

Age: Died at 39 (1953-1992)

Birthplace: Fort Bragg, North Carolina, United States of America

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Harvey Glatman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in a Gas Chamber
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Harvey Murray Glatman was an American serial killer active during the late 1950s. He was known in the media as "The Lonely Hearts Killer." ...more

Age: Died at 32 (1927-1959)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Barbara Graham is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in a Gas Chamber
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Barbara Graham was an American criminal and convicted murderer. She was executed in the gas chamber on the same day as two convicted accomplices, Jack Santo and Emmett Perkins. Nicknamed "Bloody Babs" by the press, Graham was the third woman in California to be executed by gas. ...more

Age: Died at 32 (1923-1955)

Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States of America

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Caryl Chessman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in a Gas Chamber
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Caryl Whittier Chessman was a convicted robber, kidnapper and rapist who was sentenced to death for a series of crimes committed in January 1948 in the Greater Los Angeles Area. The last non-military prisoner to be executed in the United States for a crime other than murder, Chessman was convicted ...more

Age: Died at 39 (1921-1960)

Birthplace: St. Joseph, Michigan, United States of America

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