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consultant , Food products executive

Mabel Kester Abbott, American food products executive, consultant. Certified secondary education teacher. Named Woman of Year Philadelphia Fashion Group, 1961. Member Alumnae Association Drexel University (board directors Philadelphia chapter since 1978).

Background

Abbott, Mabel Kester was born on June 13, 1920 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Charles Leland and Ethel Thomas (Walton) K.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Home Economics, Drexel University, 1941.

Career

Foods demonstrator Great A&P Tea Company, Philadelphia and New York City, 1941-1942. Teacher Board Education City of Philadelphia, 1942. Executive vice president Abbott & Cobb, Inc., Feasterville, Pennsylvania, since 1975.

President Charles L. Kester Funeral Home, Philadelphia, since 1980. Board directors Food and Energy Systems, Inc., Philadelphia.

Achievements

  • Certified secondary education teacher.

Membership

Member Alumnae Association Drexel University (board directors Philadelphia chapter since 1978). Clubs: Frankford Arsenal Women's. Lodges: Zonta (Second vice president Philadelphia club1982-1984).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Knitting, flower arranging, singing, exercise.

Connections

Married Arthur Cobb Abbott September 1, 1942 (deceased 1975). Children: Adelle Abbott Webb, Arthur Cobb Junior.

father:
Charles Leland K.

mother:
Ethel Thomas (Walton) K.

spouse:
Arthur Cobb Abbott September 1

child:
Adelle Abbott Webb Abbott

child:
Arthur Cobb Junior Abbott