Clarence Ray Allen
Summary: serial killer who became the oldest death row inmate in California when he was convicted of having his teenage son's 17-year-old girlfriend murdered and hiring a hitman to kill witnesses while he was behind bars, and who inspired protests that putting to death an elderly, blind, mostly deaf, and wheelchair-bound man was cruel and unusual punishment.
Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection
Born: January 16, 1930
Died: January 17, 2006
Location: San Quentin, California