Crime: Killed Vivion Davidson, his childhood sweetheart, on June 8th, 1938 as she sat in an automobile near the home of relatives in St. Louis county.
Execution Date: September 20th, 1940
Noted Details: West helped to quarry the stone which was used to build the Missouri State Penitentiary gas chamber. He died in the gas chamber with Chester Jackson.
Last Meal: None mentioned.