Lena Baker was an African, American maid in Cuthbert, had a least four strikes. Baker was the only woman in Georgia, was executed 60 years, started working for Ernest Knight and was executed on 5 March, 1945. Parole Board granted Baker in 2005, a full, unconditional pardon. NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by Verb8tm. NPR contractor produced using a proprietary transcription process. Georgia discontinued the use of the electric chair in 2001. Lena was born in a former slave cabin about five miles southwest.
African, American maid in Cuthbert, Only woman in Georgia