Pauline Majerczyk

In early April, 1928, 30-year-old homemaker Stefania Kwit died from complications of a criminal abortion performed that day by midwifePauline Crysek Majerczyk. In early May, Mauerczyk was held by the coroner for murder by abortion, and indicted for felony murder later that month.

Majerczyk was a Polish immigrant born in about 1883. She married John Majerczyk on November 6, 1904.