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Abigail
Van Buren, pen name for Pauline Phillips and now daughter Jeanne Phillips
1918

Creator of Dear Abby Advice Column in 1956, daughter Jeanne now writes and owns rights to Dear Abby

Author Quotes

If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time on them and half as much money.

The best index to a person's character is (a) how he treats people who can't do him any good, and (b) how he treats people who can't fight back.

Religion, like water, may be free, but when they pipe it to you, you’ve got to help pay for the piping. And the piper!

Author Picture
First Name
Abigail
Last Name
Van Buren, pen name for Pauline Phillips and now daughter Jeanne Phillips
Birth Date
1918
Bio

Creator of Dear Abby Advice Column in 1956, daughter Jeanne now writes and owns rights to Dear Abby