Mark Pulliam
Mark Pulliam
Background information
Occupation Sawmill worker
Born ca. 1908
Penalty Prison for 14 years before a retrial.
Spouse(s) Winnie Charles
Attack information
Date November 2, 1942
Location(s) Chatsworth, Georgia, United States
Target(s) Family
Killed 6
Weapon(s) no weapons founded on him

Mark Pulliam was an American sawmill worker who killed his wife and five of his children in Chatsworth, Georgia, United States on November 2, 1942. He was arrested and sentenced to life imprisonment. He served approximately 16 yrs and lived a quiet life afterwards. He maintained his innocence until his death. His siblings also believed in his innocence. ref>Mother, 5 children dead; father held, The Palm Beach Post (November 3, 1942)</ref>[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20][21][22][23]


  • Winnie Charles Pulliam, 36, his wife
  • Alvie Jean Pulliam, 11, his daughter
  • Katherine Pulliam, 9, his daughter
  • Martha Pulliam, 7, his daughter
  • Wayne Pulliam, 3, his son
  • Worth Pulliam, 3, his son


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