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Freeland Knight Abbott

Freeland Knight Abbott, American educator, historian. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946.; Member Association Asian Studies, Middle East Institute, American History Association, American Association University Professors, Am Civil Liberties Union.

Background

  • Abbott, Freeland Knight was born on May 31, 1919 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Frank Knight and Annabelle (Matthews) Abbott.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Tufts College, 1942, A.M., 1949, Doctor of Philosophy., 1952.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Miami University, Oxford O., 1947-1949. Member of faculty Tufts U., 1949-1971, professor of history, 1964-1971, department chairman, 1965-1971. Ford Foundation research fellow, Pakistan, 1953-1955.

      Fulbright research fellow, Pakistan, 1959-1960.

    Works

    • Author: Islam and Pakistan, 1968.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member Association Asian Studies, Middle East Institute, American History Association, American Association University Professors, Am Civil Liberties Union.

    Connections

    • Married Isabel Bradshaw Bennett, July 3, 1943. Children: Freeland Knight, Deborah Ann, Ernest Bennett, John Bradshaw.
    • father: Frank Knight Abbott
    • mother: Annabelle (Matthews) Abbott
    • spouse: Isabel Bradshaw Bennett
    • children: Freeland Knight Abbott
    • Deborah Ann Abbott
    • Ernest Bennett Abbott
    • John Bradshaw Abbott
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    Died February 24, 1971
    (aged 51)
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