Marjorie Luensman

Mrs. Marjorie Luensman, age 27, died in Chicago in 1929 after an abortion believed to have been perpetrated by midwife Mary Rottmann, age 50.

Rottmann was held in jail pending a Grand Jury hearing.


  • “Midwife Held on Murder Charge After Operation,” Chicago Tribune, June 2, 1929
  • Cook County death record