James Hall

Big Jim, Arkansas Butcher

  Active for 2 years
(1944-1945) in United States




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  7. Cognitive Ability
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  10. 5 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 7 Books About James Hall
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James Hall (James Waybern Hall) an American serial killer convicted of killing his 19-year-old wife and three other men around Little Rock, Arkansas between 1944 and 1945. Was sentenced to death in May 1945 and executed on January 4, 1946. Appeared in a comic book article in: Crime does not pay, v. 1, no. 50, Mar. 1947. In May 1945 he was sentenced to death. On January 4, 1946 Hall was executed by electric chair. A few of his last words to attending guards were: "Boys, I'm not afraid, I can take it."

James Hall Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer James Hall (aka) Big Jim, Arkansas Butcher, was active for 2 years between 1944-1945, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 24 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

James Hall was born on January 28th 1921 He was raised by both parents. He had 9 total brothers or sisters. His father, preacher and farmer. His mother, homemaker. He had a head injury as well as a physically defect. James Hall was physically abused at some point of his life.

He married Fayrene Clemmons on March 14, 1944. He had none.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, and served time in jail.

In 1944 (Age 22/23) James Hall started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, murder his victims. James Hall used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. He would keep personal items from the victim after the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife Fayrene in Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA.

He was arrested on March 15th 1945 (Age 24), sentenced to death by electrocution at Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA. James Hall was executed on January 4th 1946 (Age 24).

James Hall died on January 4th 1946 (Age 24), cause of death: executed by electrocution via electric chair at Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA.

Profile Completeness: 80%
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James Hall has been listed on Killer.Cloud since August of 2018 and was last updated 5 years ago.

James Hall a known:

James Hall
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Updated: 2018-09-06 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: James Hall
Nickname: Big Jim, Arkansas Butcher
Victims: 4 - 24
Years Active: 1944 - 1945
Ages Active: 22/23 - 23/24
Active Countries: United States
Life Span: 1921 - 1946
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: Heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Aquarius
Jan 20 - Feb 18
Birth Month: January
Marital Status: married Fayrene Clemmons on March 14, 1944
Children: none
Living With: his wife Fayrene in Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jan 28, 1921
Birth Location: N/A
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: 9 total brothers or sisters
Raised By: both parents
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: homemaker
Father: preacher and farmer

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Arrested: Mar 15, 1945 (Age 24)
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: death by electrocution
Prison Location: Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Executed: Jan 4, 1946 (Age 24)
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Jan 4, 1946 (Age 24)
Cause of Death: executed by electrocution via electric chair
Death Location: Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
5 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
James Hall

The 5 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer James Hall. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Jan 28 1921birth of James Hall  #19210128
(Age 22/23)
James Hall started his serial killing spree. #1944
(Age 23/24)
James Hall ended his serial killing spree. #1945
Mar 15 1945
(Age 24)
James Hall arrested. #19450315
Jan 04 1946
(Age 24)
James Hallwas executed.cause of death:executed by electrocution via electric chairat Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA. #19460104

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Boolean Questions:
physically defect TRUE 300
head injury TRUE 299
physically abused TRUE 231
previous crimes TRUE 367
previous jail TRUE 352
used weapon TRUE 453
used gun TRUE 451
totem personal item TRUE 354
robbed TRUE 418
living with children FALSE 268
suicide FALSE 225
killed in prison FALSE 218
previous prision FALSE 336
kill at killers home FALSE 320
kill at victims home FALSE 323
rape FALSE 453
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
strangle FALSE 443
sex with body FALSE 430
mutilated FALSE 447
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
posed body FALSE 365
totem body part FALSE 365

Books that Mention James Hall

Book: Rough Draft (mentions serial killer James Hall)
James W. Hall
Rough Draft
Book: Dead Last (mentions serial killer James Hall)
James W. Hall
Dead Last
Book: Hit Lit (mentions serial killer James Hall)
James W. Hall
Hit Lit
Book: The Self-Portrait: A Cultural Histo... (mentions serial killer James Hall)
James Hall
The Self-Portrait: A Cultural History
Book: Practically Profound (mentions serial killer James Hall)
James Hall
Practically Profound
Book: Accounting Information Systems (mentions serial killer James Hall)
James A. Hall
Accounting Information Systems
Book: Information Technology Auditing (mentions serial killer James Hall)
James A. Hall
Information Technology Auditing

7 Books that mention Serial Killer
James Hall

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
142990500x Rough Draft 1
1429982306 Dead Last 1
0812970950 Hit Lit 1
0500773157 The Self-Portrait: A Cult... 1
0742543277 Practically Profound 1
1305465113 Accounting Information Sy... 1
1305445155 Information Technology Au... 1
External References
  1. Juan Ignacio Blanco, James Waybern HALL on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 15, 2018.
Internal References

James Hall is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #29 of 42[ Page 2 ] of Aquarius Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #39 of 56[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in January
  3. #219 of 327[ Page 15 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  4. #223 of 651[ Page 15 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  5. #232 of 651[ Page 16 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  6. #428 of 651[ Page 29 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  7. #432 of 651[ Page 29 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
Serial Killers Statistics, charts James Hall 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, Sexual Preference, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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