Arthur Ross Brown

Arthur Ross Brown

Age: 30

Crime: Convicted of the brutal slaying of Mrs. Wilma Allen, age 34, the wife of a Kansas City, Missouri auto dealer. She was murdered on August 4th, 1955.

Execution Date: February 24th, 1956

Noted Details: Brown had a long history of crime dating back to age 15. He had three burglary convictions, one arson and one auto theft. At the time of his execution he was wanted in Wyoming for shooting Sheriff Willard Marshall of Sheridan County.

Last Meal: Ate the same meal as MSP staff consisting of soup, crackers, fried beef steak, french fries, buttered noodles, spinach, biscuits, coffee, milk and cookies.