Mabel Brown

ChicagoAbortionDeathsChiDailyTrib29May1915.pngMabel Chapin Brown, a 29-year-old theatrical performer, died on May 15, 1915 at American Hospital from abortion complications. Authorities were unable to determine who the perpetrator was.

Sources:

  • “Just Five Month’s Abortion Toll,” Chicago Daily Tribune, May 29, 1915
  • Cook County deaths index