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Sunday, May 21

  1. page Abortion Deaths Before Roe edited ... Denise Holmes, a 24-year-old Australian woman living in Texas, decided to undergo an abortion …
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    Denise Holmes, a 24-year-old Australian woman living in Texas, decided to undergo an abortion at Avalon Hospital in Los Angeles, California, on her way home for Christmas of 1970.
    Anna Johnson
    On May 26,In late May, 1915, Anna
    Joyce Johnson
    In early April, 1955, Karvey Karman met Joyce Johnson in a motel room and, using a speculum, inserted a nutcracker into Joyce in order to perform an abortion.
    Joy Joy
    On May 26,In May, 1950, Annis
    Alice Kimberly
    In February of 1957, veterinarian Ira Ledbetter performed an abortion on Alice Kimberly.
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    Abraham Conheim had promised marriage to 19-year-old Harriet Larocque. In April of 1902, Harriet discovered that she was pregnant. Conheim reneged on his promise of marriage, and instead arranged a criminal abortion for her.
    Asunta La Rosa
    On May 5,In early May, 1938, Mrs.
    Nancy Jo Lee
    In April of 1932, a young woman died of abortion complications -- 17-year-old Nancy Jo Lee, a University of Oklahoma co-ed. Richard E. Thacker, a surgeon, was charged with the death.
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    Elva Lozada is listed on the Life Dynamics "Tombstone Project" poster as having died in California from a legal abortion in 1964.
    Sharon Margrave
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    Sharon, but onin May 21,of 1970, she
    Dorothy Martin
    In late July, 1949, on the basis of a third-party referral, Dorothy Martin went to the home of P.D. Beigun for an abortion.
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    Connie was 31 years old when she underwent a safe and legal abortion in New York in early March, 1972.
    "Danielle" Roe
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    legal abortion. On May 17,In mid-May, 1972, the
    "Dawn" Roe
    Dawn was 29 years old and 7 weeks pregnant when she underwent a legal abortion in August of 1972.
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    Roseanne was in the second trimester of pregnancy when she chose safe and legal abortion in 1971. She was 37 years old, had had four children.
    "Roxanne" Roe
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    the abortion on May 13,in mid-May, 1972.
    "Sandra" Roe
    Sandra was 18 years old when she underwent a first-trimester abortion procedure in New York in April of 1971. Three days later, Sandra killed herself.
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  2. page Hughretta Binkley edited ... 185 Ill. 552, 57 N.E. 441; Supreme Court of Illinois. Howard v. People April 17, 1900 "F…
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    185 Ill. 552, 57 N.E. 441; Supreme Court of Illinois. Howard v. People April 17, 1900
    "Fred Patee Arrested," Daily Illinois State Register, Apr. 26, 1898
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    Chicago Inter-Ocean, May 21,21 May, 1899
    "Brought
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    Louis Post-Dispatch, May 29,29 May, 1899
    "Trial of Belle Howard," Indianapolis News, Oct. 26, 1899
    "Is the Wages of Sin," Independence (KS) Daily Reporter, Dec. 15, 1899
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  3. page Margaret McCarthy edited ... {MargaretMcCarthyInterOcean29May1904.png} Sources: Homicide in Chicago Interactive ... Chi…
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    {MargaretMcCarthyInterOcean29May1904.png} Sources:
    Homicide in Chicago Interactive
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    Chicago Tribune, May 20,20 May, 1904
    "Arrest
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    Chicago Tribune, May 21,21 May, 1904
    "May
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    Chicago Tribune, May 22,22 May, 1904
    "Woman
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    Chicago Inter-Ocean, May 22,22 May, 1904
    "Mrs.
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    Chicago Inter-Ocean, May 29,29 May, 1904
    "Elusive
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    Chicago Tribune, May 29,29 May, 1904
    "Mrs.
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    Chicago Inter-Ocean, May 30,30 May, 1904
    "Two
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    Chicago Tribune, JuneJun. 1, 1904
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    Chicago Inter-Ocean, JuneJun. 1, 1904
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  4. page Bessie Kouns edited ... 32 S.W. 2d 550. 236 Ky. 68, 32 S.W. 550 Court of Appeals of Kentucky, Dorroh v. Commonwealth) …
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    32 S.W. 2d 550. 236 Ky. 68, 32 S.W. 550 Court of Appeals of Kentucky, Dorroh v. Commonwealth)
    Death certificate
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    (KY) Courier-Journal, May 21,21 May, 1929
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  5. page Arlene Thompson edited ... "Married Man Admits Burying Girl After Abortion Death," Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner…
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    "Married Man Admits Burying Girl After Abortion Death," Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner, Dec. 19, 1957
    "Hatcheck Girl, 37, Arrested In Teenager's Abortion Death," Bridgeport (CT) Telegram, Dec. 20, 1957
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    ruling decided May 21,21 May, 1962
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Saturday, May 20

  1. page Janice Easterbrook edited ... Werbin was found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to two years. His sentence was upheld on…
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    Werbin was found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to two years. His sentence was upheld on appeal.
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    (MO) Post-Tribune, May 20,20 May, 1958
    "Father Heard in Trial," Kansas City (MO) Times, Oct. 13, 1959
    "K.C. Osteopath Guilty of Death in Abortion," Lawrence World-Journal, Oct. 14, 1959
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  2. page Geraldine Newhart edited ... *New Jersey is not an open record state, and a health official accidentally released documents…
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    *New Jersey is not an open record state, and a health official accidentally released documents to Life Dynamics without redacting the girl's name. Thus, I am using her initials to protect her family's confidentiality.
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    1986 to May 20,20 May, 1988;
    New Jersey Certificate of Death #35737;
    "Newark Physician Has License Revoked," The New York Times, Apr. 9, 1987
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  3. page Harry Werbin edited ... Nebraska, died on May 18, in mid-May of 1958, from Werbin was an unlikely abortionist -- …
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    Nebraska, died on May 18,in mid-May of 1958, from
    Werbin was an unlikely abortionist -- he had been the physician for the 1952 and 1956 Israeli track team, and the US Pan American track team in 1955. He clearly, though, had links in the abortion underworld, since Janice's parents had been able to locate him, and he called on his friend, abortionist Richard Mucie, to help him deal with Janice's injuries.
    "K.C. Osteopath Guilty of Death in Abortion," Lawrence World-Journal, Oct. 14, 1959
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    City Post-Tribune, May 20,20 May, 1958
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  4. page A. A. Wolff edited On May 20, In May, 1870, Mrs Mr. A. A. Wolff, from Denmark, purported to be a physician, but is…
    On May 20,In May, 1870, Mrs
    Mr. A. A. Wolff, from Denmark, purported to be a physician, but is not identified as such in the source document. Six fetuses, along with various instruments, were found in his office. The jury determined that Wolff had performed the fatal abortion.
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Friday, May 19

  1. page Mary Colbert edited ... Leslie Reagan, When Abortion Was a Crime "Jury Convicts Dr. Gleitsman of Girls' Death,&q…
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    Leslie Reagan, When Abortion Was a Crime
    "Jury Convicts Dr. Gleitsman of Girls' Death," Chicago Tribune, Oct. 3, 1933
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    Chicago Tribune, May 19,19 May, 1934
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