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Henry Morgentaler

Henry Morgentaler was a Polish physician who immigrated to Canada after World War II. He was a prolific abortion rights advocate, establishing numerous abortion clinics across Canada before they were legal. He was arrested in 1973 for his illegal abortion clinics, which was widely protested in support of Morgentaler. The charges were dropped in 1974.

Names Henry Morgentaler (Main)
BE [n73.86]
Related Pages https://lglc.ca/person/HMOR/
https://viaf.org/viaf/98068197/
Birth Date 1923/03/19
Birth Place https://lglc.ca/place/LODZ/
Death Date 2013/05/29
Death Place https://lglc.ca/place/TOR/
Identities Polish

BG [Tabitha Marshall and Angus Mclaren, “Henry Morgentaler,” The Canadian Encyclopedia, 11 July 2013, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/henry-morgentaler]

Canadian

BG [Tabitha Marshall and Angus Mclaren, “Henry Morgentaler,” The Canadian Encyclopedia, 11 July 2013, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/henry-morgentaler]

Occupations Doctor MedicalHealth
1973/08/15

https://lglc.ca/event/n73.86

Orders of Merit Member of the Order of Canada (2008-04-10)
Charges https://lglc.ca/place/MON/
Performing or conspiring to perform illegal abortions
1973/08/15 - 1975/08/11

ABCEF [n73.86], D [n75.137]