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Burton Franklin WILLIAMSON





Classification: Murderer
Characteristics: Parricide - He accused his wife of "chippying around"
Number of victims: 1
Date of murder: August 27, 1939
Date of birth: 1896
Victim profile: His wife Pauline Williamson
Method of murder: ???
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Status: Executed by asphyxiation-gas in Nevada on November 21, 1939

Burton Franklin Williamson was executed at the Nevada State Prison on November 21, 1939 for the crime of murder.

He was convicted of murdering his wife on August 27, 1939.

His trial came a month later where Williamson pleaded guilty and was executed two months later.

Williamson killed his wife Pauline outside a dance hall in Churchill County. The crime occurred at Salt Wells by a CCC camp. He accused his wife of "chippying around."

Williamson was a native of Utah, 43 years of age, and had his occupation listed as gambling dealer.



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