Abbott Joseph Liebling was an American journalist who was closely associated with The New Yorker from 1935 until his death.
Liebling was born into a well-off family on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, where his father worked in New York’s fur industry. His mother, Anna Adelson Slone, was from San Francisco.
After early schooling in New York, Liebling was admitted to Dartmouth College in the fall of 1920.
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