Son of Rev Lyman Abbott and Abbie F Hamlin
He was born in Brooklyn, N. Y., and graduated from Amherst College in 1881. In 1891 he became president of the Outlook Company. He was secretary to Theodore Roosevelt during the latter's tour of Europe and Africa (1909-10), and edited Roosevelt's African and European Addresses (1910). He was the author of an article on Theodore Roosevelt in the Encyclopœdia Britannica (1911), and of Impressions of Theodore Roosevelt (1919) and The Story of NYLIC (1930).
Married 1999: Mary L, Dau of the late Lawson Valentine of NY. She died April 16, 1899. One child.
Brother of ABBOTT, Herbert Vauglian, college prof.; b.
Terre Haute, Ind., Jan. 3, 1S65; bro. of Ernest Hamlin
Mary Campbell Valentine Abbott
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