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Abigail Van Buren

AKA Pauline Esther Friedman

Born: 4-Jul-1918
Birthplace: Sioux City, IA
Died: 16-Jan-2013
Location of death: Minneapolis, MN
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Female
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Columnist
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Dear Abby emeritus

Father: Abraham Friedman
Mother: Rebecca Rushall
Sister: Ann Landers (advice columnist, b. 4-Jul-1918, d. 22-Jun-2002)
Husband: Morton Phillips (liquor heir, m. 2-Jul-1939, one son, one daughter)
Son: Edward Jay
Daughter: Etta Jeanne Phillips (the present Dear Abby)

    University: Central High School (1936)
    University: Morningside College

    Margaret Sanger Award 1988
    Wedding: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver (1986)
    Roast: Helen Thomas (1993)

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