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Edward Paul Abbey (1927 - 1989)

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Edward Paul Abbey
Born in Indiana, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USAmap
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Categories: American Novelists | Famous Authors of the 20th Century | Indiana, Pennsylvania.


Edward Paul Abbey was an American author and essayist. He was noted for wilderness defense and anarchist political views.[1]

Edward Abbey was born January 29, 1927. He was the son of Paul Revere Abbey and Mildred Postlewait.[2][3]

Edward Abbey was drafted into the US Army at age eighteen, enlisting June 22, 1945, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.[4]

Edward Abbey died March 14, 1989.[5]

Edward Abbey was buried in an undisclosed location, in Pima County, Arizona, USA


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Edward Abbey," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, (accessed April 18, 2016).
  2. "United States Census, 1930", database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 18 April 2016), Edward P Abbey in entry for Paul R Abbey, 1930.
  3. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 18 April 2016), Edward Abbey in household of Paul Abbey, Rayne Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 32-59, sheet 2A, family 22, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 3518.
  4. "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 18 April 2016), Edward P Abbey, enlisted 22 Jun 1945, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States; citing "Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938-1946," database, The National Archives: Access to Archival Databases (AAD) ( : National Archives and Records Administration, 2002); NARA NAID 126323, National Archives at College Park, Maryland.
  5. "Mr Edward Abbey." The Philadelphia Inquirer (Pennsylvania), Thursday, March 16, 1989. (subscription required). Accessed April 18, 2016.
  • Edward Paul Abbey (1927 - 1989) on Find A Grave: Memorial #10199939 Retrieved 31 October 2017.

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