Paul W. Abt

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Paul William Abt (April 25, 1845 – August 21, 1920) was an American businessman and politician.

Abt was born in Germany and emigrated to the United States in 1864. He eventually settled in East St. Louis, Illinois, in 1873, and was involved in the banking business. He served on the East St. Louis Board of Education and as county treasurer for St. Clair County, Illinois. Abt also served in the Illinois Senate from 1915 to 1919 and was a Republican. He died at his home in East St. Louis, Illinois.[1][2]


  1. ^ 'Illinois Blue Book 1917-1918,' Biographical Sketch of Paul W. Abt, pg. 224-225
  2. ^ "Former St. Clair County Treasurer Dies At 75". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. August 22, 1920. p. 11. Retrieved January 9, 2020 – via

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