Joseph Nisonoffabortionists, abortionistsmaleOn November 18, 1942, 26-year-old Madlyon McGeehan, an OPA employee who had been living in Washington DC., died at Prospect Hospital in New York after an illegal abortion.
Dr. Joseph Nisonoff, age 58, was arrested for homicide and held on $150,000 bail. His nurse, Camille Ewald,
was held on $50,000 bail. His receptionist, Pearl Tense, and Dr. Max J. Weinstein, who was thought to have referred Madeline to Nisonoff, were also arrested.
Dr. Joseph Saul Nisonoff was born September 11, 1884 in Kiev.