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Execution by electric chair. Kemmler, the first man executed by electric chair, Auburn Prison, USA, 6 August 1890. Alternating Current used; three surges were needed for the execution. Westinghouse apparatus used. From 'La Nature', Paris, 6 September 1890 .

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Execution by electric chair.   Kemmler, the first man executed by electric chair, Auburn Prison, USA, 6 August 1890.  Alternating Current used; three surges were needed for the execution.   Westinghouse apparatus used. From 'La Nature', Paris, 6 September 1890 .