Maggie Doe

SUMMARY: “Maggie” died in the early 1940s after an abortion perpetrated by Dr. Emil Gleitsmann of Chicago.

While awaiting trial for the abortion death of Marie O’Malley, Dr. Emil Gleitsman was also held culpable during an inquest into the abortion death of a woman I call Maggie Doe. He was convicted in murder in Marie’s death and sentenced to 14 years in prison. I have been unable to identify Maggie or get any further information about her death.

Gleitsman was also implicated in the abortion deaths of:

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  • “Convict Doctor of Murder in Abortion Case,” Chicago Tribune, Oct. 31, 1942