Amy Archer-Gilligan

Birthday
1, 1868
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Apr 23, 1962 (93)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
1, 1868
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Apr 23, 1962 (93)

About

Killed nursing home patients and at least one of her two husbands.

Before Fame

She ran a nursing home called "Sister Amy's Nursing Home for the Elderly," also known as the Archer Home.

Trivia

She used arsenic or strychnine to murder her victims.

Family Life

Her first husband died of apparently natural causes, while her second husband was poisoned.

Associated With

She is thought to be the inspiration for the play "Arsenic and Old Lace," later made into a film by Frank Capra.