On 15 July 1935, Meadowbrook Hospital opened in East Meadow, New York.
Three days later, “in the modern air conditioned, sound-proof delivery room,” the first baby was born at Meadowbrook. It was a boy–the son of Gerard and Lena Verhayden of Lynbrook.
His name? Louis Meadows Brook Verhayden.
- “Baby Named for Hospital.” New York Times 19 July 1935, Books sec.: 19.
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