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Leonard Dalton Abbott

editor , author , publicist

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

Background

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.

Works

  • 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.

Membership

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

Connections

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