•Dec. 8, 1905: Angus J. McPhail, 45, hanged at sunrise for fatally shooting a Darrington saloon owner who had been a former business rival. McPhail was a Canadian-born woodsman.
May 13, 1910: Richard Quinn, 32, hanged for gunning down his wife in an Everett street during a drunken rage. Quinn's hanging was botched, and he remained lucid for many minutes at the end of the rope.
Sept. 6, 1940: Edward L. Bouchard, 46, was hanged for the murders of two men whose bodies were discovered in a wooded area east of Arlington. The Seattle decorator used an ax and garrote on the victims.
Nov. 18, 1949: Wayne LeRoy Williams, 33, was hanged for beating his wife with a rock and pushing her and the couple's 4-year-old daughter off a cliff near Mukilteo. The child survived.
May 27, 1994: Charles Rodman Campbell, 39, was hanged for the 1982 throat slashing murders of two women and a girl near Clearview. Campbell raped one of the women about a decade before the killings. She had testified against him, sending him to prison for the sexual assault.
Aug. 28, 2001: James Homer Elledge, 58, died by lethal injection for the 1998 stabbing and strangulation of a woman at a Lynnwood church. A janitor, he requested the death penalty and directed his attorney not to fight to keep him alive.
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