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Lee Akers portrait
Description: Lee Akers, of Cuyahoga County, was electrocuted June 13, 1930, for the Murder of John Franklin McCormick of Cleveland, Ohio. He was a black male, age 18 and his occupation is unknown. His execution was delayed for six weeks, due to the fire in the penitentiary on April 21, 1930. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL08198
Subjects: Ohio History--State and Local Government--Law; Prisons--Ohio; Death row
Places: Cuyahoga County (Ohio)