Milestones, Aug. 20, 1934

Married. Robert Sengstacke Abbott, 64, Negro publisher of the Chicago Defender and Abbott's Monthly (only Negro fiction magazine) ; and Edna Brown Denison, 43, widow of the late Col. Franklin Augustus Denison, commander of. the 370th Infantry ("The Black Devils'') during the War, sole Negro to take a regiment abroad; in Crown Point, Ind. Helen Thornton Abbott last year divorced her publisher husband after unsuccessfully attempting to have him removed from the Defender's management, charging he was letting the paper go to ruin (TIME, June...

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