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What happened to the first person who was electrocuted by electric chair?

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At Auburn Prison in New York, the first execution by electrocution in history is carried out against William Kemmler, who had been convicted of murdering his lover, Matilda Ziegler, with an axe. Electrocution as a humane means of execution was first suggested in 1881 by dentist Dr. Albert Southwick.

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