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Capital Punishment in Oregon
List of Executions
Executions, 1904 - 1997 pdf gif image
List of Executions occuring in Oregon from 1904 to 1997

Rule on Capital Punishment
Recently Adopted Rule on Capital Punishment
 
Describes the Oregon Department of Corrections responsibility according to the Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR). 

List of Inmates on Death Row
List of Death Row Inmates
 
Click here for the pdf document that lists the Death Row Inmates information.
Misc. Capital Punishment Facts
Chemicals used in procedure:

Oregon Statute: "The punishment of death shall be inflicted by the intravenous administration of a lethal quantity of an ultra-short-acting barbiturate in combination with a chemical paralytic agent and potassium chloride or other equally effective substances sufficient to cause death."
Pentobarbital (induces unconsciousness)       
Pancuronium Bromide (stops breathing)       
Potassium Choride (stops heart)
Death Row:
  • Men with a sentence of death are housed at the Oregon State Penitentiary.  Women with a sentence of death are housed at the Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.
  • Number of inmates sentenced to death as of 6/16/11 is 37 (36 men - 1 woman)
 
Demographics of Inmates Sentenced to Death:
  • Ethnic Representation:
    • 4 African American
    • 3 Hispanic
    • 1 Native American
    • 29 White
  • Average Age: 46.5
  • Oldest: Mark Pinnell (6/1948)
  • Youngest: Jesse Fanus (6/1979)
  • Average Length of Time on Death Row: Approximately 12 yrs
  • Counties of Conviction:
    • Marion 8
    • Lane 6
    • Multnomah 5
    • Douglas 4
    • Washington 4
    • Clackamas 3
    • Coos 2
    • Columbia 1 
    • Curry 1
    • Deschutes 1
    • Lincoln 1
    • Yamhill 1

Capital Punishment in Oregon
Capital Punishment in Oregon
Description of the execution process in Oregon, including the law and life on death row. 

History of Capital Punishment
A Brief History of Capital Punishment in Oregon, 1864 - 1996
History of the evolution of Capital Punishment in Oregon.