Authors with Most First Quotations

In most cases, the first example of a given word does not represent the actual coinage, merely the first example that has been discovered. Nonetheless, it's interesting to see who is at the top of the list.

Author Number of First Quotations
Edward E. Smith 44
John W. Campbell, Jr. 34
Robert A. Heinlein 32
Edmond Hamilton 25
Jack Williamson 21
Isaac Asimov 20
Forrest J. Ackerman 15
Poul Anderson 15
Harl Vincent 15
James Blish 11
H. G. Wells 11
Nat Schachner 11
Larry Niven 11
Ray Cummings 10
Malcolm Jameson 10
A. E. van Vogt 10
George Lucas 9
L. Sprague de Camp 9
Robert Silverberg 9
P. Schuyler Miller 8
Nelson S. Bond 8
Henry Kuttner 8
Murray Leinster 8
Hugo Gernsback 7
Gardner Dozois 6
Olaf Stapledon 6
George O. Smith 6
J. R. R. Tolkien 6
George Griffith 6
Garrett P. Serviss 6