Lemuel Smith

  Active for 24 years
(1958-1981) in United States




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  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 10 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 3 Books About Lemuel Smith
  14. 4 External References
  15. Internal References

Lemuel Smith Confessed to the murders of five people, including an on-duty female prison guard. Sentenced to death on June 10, 1983. Conmmuted to life in 1984.

Lemuel Smith Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Lemuel Smith, was active for 24 years between 1958-1981, known to have ( 6 confirmed / 6 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United States

Lemuel Smith was born on July 23rd 1941 in Amsterdam, city in the state of New York, USA.

Smith a African American male citizen of the United States of America.

In 1958 (Age 16/17) Lemuel Smith started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to murder his victims.

Profile Completeness: 40%
serial killers by profile completeness

Lemuel Smith has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 years ago.

Lemuel Smith a known:

Lemuel Smith
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Updated: 2018-10-09 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Lemuel Smith
Nickname: N/A
Victims: 6 - 6
Years Active: 1958 - 1981
Ages Active: 16/17 - 39/40
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder, rape, robbery, kidnapping
Life Span: 1941 -     
Ethnic Group: African American
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Leo
Jul 23 - Aug 23
Birth Month: July
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jul 23, 1941
Family Name: Smith
Given Name: Lemuel
Birth Location: Amsterdam, city in the state of New York, USA
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Arrested: N/A
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: N/A
Prison Location: Five Points Correctional Facility
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
10 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Lemuel Smith

The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Lemuel Smith. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Jul 23 1941Lemuel Smith was born in Amsterdam, city in the state of New York, USA.  #19410723
(Age 16/17)
Lemuel Smith started his serial killing spree. #1958
Jul 23 1961
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Jul 23 1971
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
(Age 39/40)
Lemuel Smith ended his serial killing spree. #1981
Jul 23 1981
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Jul 23 1991
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Jul 23 2001
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Jul 23 2011
(Age 70)
70th Birthday
Jul 23 2021
(Age 80)
80th Birthday

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Books that Mention Lemuel Smith

Book: True Heroines (mentions serial killer Lemuel Smith)
William Wilbanks
True Heroines

3 Books that mention Serial Killer
Lemuel Smith

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0972238301 Lemuel Smith and the Comp... 1
620144792x Lemuel Smith (Cricketer) 1
1563115239 True Heroines 2

Lemuel Warren Smith (born July 23, 1941), is an American convicted serial killer who was the first convict to kill an on-duty female corrections officer. Smith was already in prison for the murders of at least five people when he murdered prison guard Donna Payant in Green Haven Correctional Facility. The murder of a guard in a maximum security prison was considered shocking at the time and brought scrutiny upon the New York prison systems.

External References
  1. Lemuel Smith on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 18, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Lemuel Warren SMITH on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 18, 2018.
  3. Rochelle Thompson, Keith Taylor, Lemuel Smith on maamodt.asp.radford.edu, Retrieved on Sep 18, 2018.
  4. Q6521577 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
Internal References

Lemuel Smith is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #15 of 41[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in July
  2. #19 of 46[ Page 2 ] of Leo Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #30 of 651[ Page 2 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  4. #144 of 327[ Page 10 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  5. #311 of 651[ Page 21 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #507 of 651[ Page 34 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  7. #554 of 651[ Page 37 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Lemuel Smith is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Age of Serial Killer by Date, Killers By Astrological Sign, Killers By Birth Month, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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