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Robert Sengstacke ABBOTT

Robert Sengstacke ABBOTT, American Member, Lincoln Memorial Commission.

Background

  • ABBOTT, Robert Sengstacke was born on November 24, 1870 in Savannah, Georgia. Son of Thomas and Flora (Butler) Abbott.

  • Education

    • Claflin University, Orangeburg, South Carolina; Hampton Insti.; Kent Coll, of Law, Chicago

    Career

    • Founded The Chicago Defender, 1905. Served in World War as Patriotic Speaker in interest of Liberty Loan.

    Religion

    Presbyterian Church.

    Membership

    • Member, Lincoln Memorial Commission—. Company-Author: The Negro in Chicago Member of Young Men's Christian Association (Trustee). 111. Race Relations Commission. Lincoln Memorial Commission. Interdenominational Ministerial Chicago Art Insti. Chicago History Society Field Museum of Natural History. Forresters; Mason; Ka,ppa Alpha Psi. Hampton Alumni Association (President) Club.

    Connections

    • Spouse Helen Thornton, September 18, 1918, Chicago.
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