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member , Lincoln Memorial Commission

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.