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Leonard Dalton Abbott

Leonard Dalton Abbott, British editor, author, publicist. member of staff Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 1929-1934.


  • Abbott, Leonard Dalton was born on May 20, 1878 in Liverpool, England. Son of Lewis L. and Grace (Van Dusen) Abbott.

  • Career

    • Editor Current Literature (later Current Opinion), 1905-1925. Editor Physical Culture, 1926-1927. Writers Project, Works Progress Administration, Washington, 1935-1939.

      President Thomas Paine National. President Free Speech League, 1910-1914. President of the board of trustees Bronx Free Fellowship, 1925-1935.

      Editor: Sociological sect.


    • Author: Ernest Howard Crosby, a Valuation and a Tribute, 1907. Editor: Sociological section of Science-History of the Universe, 1909. Francisco Ferrer, His Life, Work and Martyrdom, 1910.

      Masterworks of Economics, 1946. Masterworks of Government, 1947.


    Member of staff Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 1929-1934.


    • Married Rose Yuster, April. Children: Voltairine (deceased), William Morris, Ellen.
    • father: Lewis L. Abbott
    • mother: Grace (Van Dusen) Abbott
    • spouse: Rose Yuster
    • children: Voltairine Abbott (deceased)
    • William Morris Abbott
    • Ellen Abbott
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    Born March 20, 1878
    Died March 19, 1953
    (aged 74)