|From||United States of America|
|Birth||1 November 1873, Washington, D.C., USA|
|Death||2 May 1955 (aged 81 years)|
|Residence||Washington, D.C., USA|
He was born in Washington, D. C. on November 1, 1873. He graduated from Harvard University in 1895. He received his degree in medicine at Columbia University in 1899, then pursued post-graduate studies at the University of Berlin.
Abbe began work in 1902 at Georgetown University. Afterwards, he was appointed instructor at George Washington University (1905). In 1907, he was awarded a silver medal at the Jamestown Exposition for his researches into the uses of radium in medicine.
His papers were donated to the National Library of Medicine in 1983.