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Last Meals

Judging from the list provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, most condemned prisoners crave chocolate.

PETA wrote to Timothy McVeigh's warden, insisting that his last meal be meat-free. The protest turned out to be irrelevant, since McVeigh's request was for a quart of ice cream.

Timeline

21 Apr 1992 Robert Alton Harris
California
a 6 pack of Pepsi Cola, two large pizzas, 21 pieces of KFC chicken.
10 May 1994 John Wayne Gacy
Illinois
a dozen deep-fried shrimp, a bucket of original recipe chicken from KFC, french fries, a pound of strawberries
1994 Richard Beavers
Texas
six pieces of french toast with butter and syrup, six barbecued spare ribs, six "well-burnt" pieces of bacon, four scrambled eggs, five "well-cooked" sausage patties, french fries with ketchup, three slices of cheese, two pieces of yellow cake with chocolate fudge icing, four cartons of milk
20 Mar 1995 Thomas J. Grasso
Oklahoma
before getting the needle, makes a statement: "I did not get my Spaghetti-O's, I got spaghetti. I want the press to know this."
23 Feb 1996 William G Bonin
California
two pepperoni and sausage pizzas, three servings of coffee ice cream, fifteen cans of Coca-Cola
10 Aug 1999 Kenneth Dunn
Texas
beef fajitas, stir-fry beef, three eggs, six cinnamon rolls, one pecan pie, one cherry pie, diet cream soda
11 Aug 1999 James Earhart
Texas
steak, french fries, vanilla milkshake
18 Aug 1999 Joe Trevino
Texas
fried chicken, salad dressing with Italian dressing, raw carrots and cucumbers, watermelon, strawberry milkshake
1 Sep 1999 Lonnie Weeks Jr.
unknown
oven-fried chicken, rice pilaf, cucumber and onion salad, bread and margarine
1 Sep 1999 David Leisure
Missouri
steak, baked potato, salad, apple pie with vanilla ice cream
8 Sep 1999 Mark Gardner
Arkansas
fried shrimp, grilled salmon, garden salad, chocolate cake, Coke
8 Sep 1999 Alan Willett
Arkansas
beef jerky, barbecue-flavored potato chips, onion dip, garlic dip, buttered popcorn, Pepsi
14 Sep 1999 William Prince Davis
Texas
fried chicken, bowl of chili w/cheese, 5 rolls, 2 packages of BBQ chips, a six pack of Coke
13 Mar 2002 Tracy Housel
Georgia
steak, baked potato, corn, salad, milkshake, ice cream
10 Jun 2001 Timothy McVeigh
Indiana
two pints of mint chocolate chip ice cream
10 Dec 2002 Desmond Keith Carter
North Carolina
two cheeseburgers, steak sub, two Cokes
26 Feb 2003 Amos King
Florida
Requested Thai food, but was denied because he had previously been served three "last" meals and eaten two of them.
22 Jul 2003 Brian Toles
Oklahoma
four fried chicken breasts, mashed potatoes and gravy, two foot-long chili cheese dogs, chili cheese fries, three Bama pecan pies, cream soda
22 Jul 2003 Bobby Wayne Swisher
Virginia
hot dog with mustard and onions, oven-browned potatoes, cole slaw, watermelon
23 Jul 2003 Cedric Ransom
Texas
declined a last meal
24 Jul 2003 Jackie Lee Willingham
Oklahoma
small deep-dish pepperoni pizza, fettuccine alfredo and breadsticks, two Peppermint Patties
24 Jul 2003 Allen Janecka
Texas
rolls and butter, salad with bleu cheese dressing, chicken fried steak and gravy, french fries and ketchup, iced tea, soda
29 Jul 2003 Harold Lloyd McElmurry
Oklahoma
canadian bacon pizza, pint of chicken livers, cottage cheese, one raw white onion
7 Aug 2003 Tommy Jerry Fortenberry
Alabama
vending machine snacks
22 Aug 2003 William Quentin Jones
North Carolina
tossed salad with shredded carrots, cheese, and thousand island dressing, Coke
3 Sep 2003 Paul Hill
Florida
salad, steak, broccoli with hollandaise sauce, orange sherbet, iced tea
10 Sep 2003 Larry Hayes
Texas
two bacon cheeseburgers, french fries, onion rings, cole slaw, fried okra, pint of rocky road ice cream, milk, Diet Coke
12 Sep 2003 Henry Lee Hunt
North Carolina
medium Domino's pizza with pepperoni, hamburger, canadian bacon, sausage, onions, mushrooms, and green peppers, Coke
26 Sep 2003 Joseph Earl Bates
North Carolina
fried pork chops, french fries, hush puppies, apple pie, Pepsi, Dr. Pepper
3 Oct 2003 Edward Hartman
North Carolina
Greek salad, linguini with white clam sauce, garlic bread, cheesecake with cherry topping, Coke
9 Oct 2003 David Larry Nelson
Alabama
fried bologna sandwich with lettuce and tomato, french fries, Sprite
1 Jul 2004 Robert Karl Hicks
Georgia
fish, shrimp, french fries, coleslaw, crescent rolls, chocolate cake, a vanilla milkshake, a soda
25 Oct 2006 Daniel "Danny" Harold Rolling
Florida
lobster, shrimp, strawberry cheesecake