John E. Gerin
|John E. Gerin|
December 10, 1849|
Cobourg, Canada West
|Died||February 15, 1931
Auburn, New York, United States
|Residence||Auburn, New York|
|Known for||former physician of Auburn State Prison, New York|
Gerin was born in Cobourg, Canada West in 1849 and attended Queen's University where he attained his M.D.. In 1901 he performed the autopsy on Leon Czolgosz. In 1913 he was charged with brutality and indifference to suffering. He died at his home in Auburn in 1931 and is buried at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
- Marshall Everett (1901). Complete life of William McKinley and story of his assassination. p. 446.
The physicians were: Dr. Carlos F. MacDonald of New York and Dr. Gerin of Auburn. Other witnesses were: E. Bonesteel, Troy; W. D. Wolff, Rochester; C. F. Rattigan, Auburn; George R. Peck, Auburn, N. Y.; W. N. Thayer, former warden of Dannemora prison, who assisted Warden Mead, and three newspaper correspondents.
- "Extreme Cruelties Charged in Auburn Prison". New York Times. April 28, 1913. Retrieved 2010-10-06.
The report arraigns Dr. John Gerin the prison physician, on charges of brutality, indifference to suffering, ...