H. W. Coulter

H. W. CoulterabortionistsSometime in the early part of the 20th century, physician and surgeon H. W. Coulter performed an abortion upon Gene Raligh, leading to her death from septicemia. Gene’s survivors alleged that not only did Coulter injure her, but he also failed to treat her infection and instead concealed the extent of her illness and injury, preventing her from getting medical care that might have saved her life.

My best guess so far is that this doctor might be Harry W. Coulter of Auburn, Washington, born November 13, 1880. A Dr. H. W. Coulter kept offices in the Olympia National Bank Building in Olympia.