John A. Bennett
American soldier and rapistDied when: 26 years 3 days (312 months)
Star Sign: Aries
John Arthur Bennett (April 10, 1935 – April 13, 1961) was an United States Army soldier who remains the last person to be executed after a court-martial by the United States Armed Forces.
The 26-year-old African-American private was convicted of the rape and attempted murder of an 11-year-old girl in Austria.Despite last minutes appeals for clemency to President John F.
Kennedy, he was hanged at Fort Leavenworth in 1961.