Raymond Allen Snowden

Raymond Allen Snowden

Massachusetts, USA
Death 17 Oct 1957 (aged 35)
Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA
Burial Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA
Plot Unmarked
Memorial ID 68144409 · View Source
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Cause of Death: Executed
Crime: 1st Degree Murder
Prison #9509

Raymond Allen Snowden was the last person to be executed at the "Old State Penitentiary". Snowden was convicted of murdering Garden City, ID resident Cora Lucyle Dean in September, 1956. Dean was found early one Sunday morning by a paperboy, after having been stabbed 29 times with a pocket knife. Snowden was the only person hanged in the newly constructed gallows inside Cell House #5. He lies in an unmarked grave in the prison cemetery.


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  • Created by: David M. Habben
  • Added: 9 Apr 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 68144409
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Raymond Allen Snowden (22 Oct 1921–17 Oct 1957), Find a Grave Memorial no. 68144409, citing Idaho State Penitentiary Cemetery, Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by David M. Habben (contributor 835) .