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Grace Abbott (November 17 1878 – June 19 1939) was an American social worker who specifically worked in advancing child welfare. In 1909 Abbott received a Ph. Abbott was an author of several sociological texts including The Immigrant and the Community (1917) and The Child and the State (1938 2 volumes).

Abbott pioneered the process of incorporating sociological data relating to child labor juvenile delinquency dependency and statistics into the lawmaking process; Grace Abbott spent much of her time as a political lobbyist for social issues in Washington D. Abbott was the first Lt.