Englewood Union Hospital

EnglewoodHospital.jpgIn March of 1907, Mrs. Dora Swan, age 24, died at Englewood Union Hospital in Chicago from the effects of a criminal abortion. Mrs. Louise Achtenberg, whose profession is not given, was held responsible by the coroner, but there is no record that charges were filed. Achtenberg was implicated in three other Chicago area abortion deaths.

In May of 1912, 24-year-old homemaker Margaret C. Dwyer died at Englewood Union Hospital in Chicago, due to sepsis caused by an abortion perpetrated the previous day by Paulina Lindenson.