, March 31, 1930 Age: 24, stenographer, died from peritonitis after an abortion reportedly performed by Dr. Thomas M. Eade, of Champaign, IL. News of Cleo's death reached the authorities during an investigation into the death that same day of Gladys Anderson
, also after an abortion reportedly perpetrated by Eade.
She was the daughter of Clarence and Maude (Shaffer) Hinton of Champaign, IL.
- "Arrest Doctor After Death of U. of I. Co-Ed," Chicago Tribune, Apr. 1, 1930
- "Trial Starts Today of Doctor Charged With 2 Girls' Deaths," Chicago Tribune, Jun. 16, 1930
- Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947