Louise Peete Born Lofie Louise Preslar, in Bienville, Louisiana, one of America's leading "black widows" was the daughter of a socially prominent newspaper publisher. Convicted of murdering a man and woman decades apart, four other acquaintances died suspiciously and four husbands committed suspicious deaths. San Quentin Prison, April 11. She went into the apple green chamber at 10:03 a. m. and was pronounced dead at 10:13 a. m., the second woman to be executed by the State of California. She gave him a brief smile and nod and seemingly said “hello” or “goodbye.” It was Impossible to tell which words her lips formed as her last words in this world.
Serial Killer Louise Peete (aka) Lofie Louise Preslar, was active for 31 years between 1912-1942, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United States
Louise Peete was born on September 20th 1880 in Bienville, Louisiana. She was raised by both parents, married at 15 and moved away. Her father, newspaper publisher. Her mother, homemaker. During her education she had academic, social or discipline problems.
Louise Peete a heterosexual female citizen of the United States of America, with religious ties and/or beliefs connected with the Apostasy in Catholicism religion, organization or belief system. She completed 8 years of school, no degree received. She Married 4 times. She had 1 daughter.
Prior to her spree she had killed, commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.
In 1912 (Age 31/32) Louise Peete started her killing spree, during her crimes as a serial killer she was known to rob, murder her victims. Louise Peete used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during her crimes. At the time of her crimes she was living with multiple location during killings, where she was known to work as a prostitute, serial killer.
She was arrested on December 20th 1944 (Age 64), convicted on May 31st 1945 (Age 64), sentenced to Execution by gas chamber at San Quentin, California, U.S.. She was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during her lifetime. Louise Peete was executed on April 11th 1947 (Age 66).
Louise Peete died on April 11th 1947 (Age 66), cause of death: capital punishment, Execution by gas chamber at San Quentin, California, U.S.. She is buried at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery,.
Louise Peete has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 11 months ago.
|Nickname:||Lofie Louise Preslar|
|Victims:||3 - 3|
|Years Active:||1912 - 1942|
|Ages Active:||31/32 - 61/62|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1880 - 1947|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Religious Affiliation:||Apostasy in Catholicism|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♍ Virgo |
Aug 23 - Sep 23
|Marital Status:||Married 4 times|
|Living With:||multiple location during killings|
|Occupation:||prostitute, serial killer|
|D.O.B.:||Sep 20, 1880|
|Birth Location:||Bienville, Louisiana|
|Rasied By:||both parents, married at 15 and moved away|
|Highest School:||8 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||no degree received|
|Arrested:||Dec 20, 1944 (Age 64)|
|Convicted:||May 31, 1945 (Age 64)|
|Sentence:||Execution by gas chamber|
|Prison Location:||San Quentin, California, U.S.|
|Executed:||Apr 11, 1947 (Age 66)|
|Death Date:||Apr 11, 1947 (Age 66)|
|Manner of Death:||capital punishment|
|Cause of Death:||Execution by gas chamber|
|Death Location:||San Quentin, California, U.S.|
|Burial Location:||Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery,|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Louise Peete. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Sep 20 1880||Louise Peete was born in Bienville, Louisiana. #18800920|
|Sep 20 1900|
|Sep 20 1910|
|Louise Peete started her serial killing spree. #1912|
|Sep 20 1920|
|Sep 20 1930|
|Sep 20 1940|
|Louise Peete ended her serial killing spree. #1942|
|Dec 20 1944|
|Louise Peete arrested. #19441220|
|May 31 1945|
|Louise Peete was convicted and sentenced to Execution by gas chamber at San Quentin, California, U.S.. #19450531|
|Apr 11 1947|
|Louise Peete was executed. cause of death: capital punishment, Execution by gas chamber at San Quentin, California, U.S.. She is buried at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery, . #19470411|
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|problems in school||TRUE||218|
|killed in prison||FALSE||210|
|sex with body||FALSE||426|
|ate part of body||FALSE||445|
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Louise Peete (September 20, 1880 – April 11, 1947) was a convicted American serial killer. Peete was first convicted of murdering wealthy mining engineer Jacob C. Denton in 1920 and was sentenced to life in prison. She was paroled in April 1939.
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