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Eddie Peppers portrait
Description: Eddie Peppers, of Gallia County, electrocuted March 15, 1928, for the murder of Mrs. Florence Buck, Gallipolis, Ohio. He was a black male, twenty one years old. He strangled his victim with a towel when he was working as a porter at Park Central Hotel in Gallipolis, Ohio. He stated that he was intoxicated. He is buried in Pine Street Colored Cemetery in Gallipolis, Ohio. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL08186
Subjects: Ohio History--State and Local Government--Law; Prisons--Ohio; Death row; Capital punishment--Ohio; Portrait photography
Places: Gallipolis (Ohio); Gallia County (Ohio)