Barbara Graham (also sometimes refered to as Barbara Wood) was born in June 26, 1923. She was a native of Oakland, California. She also lived for some time at San Quentin. Barbara Graham gained notoriety as an American criminal and was also convicted as a murderess. She had to pay with her life and was executed in the gas chamber along with two of her accomplices.
Barbara Graham sold herself as prostitute and even indulge in using drugs. She was nick named as “Bloody Babs” by the media. Another case that became notorious in the limelight was when she was convicted of beating an aged widow Mable Monohan to death during a faile robbery attempt. She met her other accomplices through her fourth beau Henry Graham, who was also a career criminal and father of her son, Tommy.
Her infamous line before her execution was “Good people are always so sure they are right.”
Barbara Graham is buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, San Rafael, California.