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Abbott, Robert Sengstacke

Born: 1870 AD
Died: 1940 AD

1870 – Born on the 24th of November in Frederica, St. Simons Island, Georgia.

1892 – He studied the printing trade at Hampton Institute.

1898 – He received a law degree from Kent College of Law, Chicago.

1905 – He founded The Chicago Defender with an initial investment of 25 cents.

1940 – He died of Bright’s disease (acute or chronic nephritis) on the 29th of February and was interred in

             the Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago.