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
Robert A. Heinlein 46
Edward E. Smith 43
John W. Campbell, Jr. 39
Jack Williamson 27
Isaac Asimov 26
Edmond Hamilton 20
Poul Anderson 19
Forrest J. Ackerman 17
Larry Niven 15
James Blish 12
H. G. Wells 11
Ray Cummings 11
A. E. van Vogt 11
Murray Leinster 11
Nat Schachner 11
Fritz Leiber 9
Francis T. Laney 9
Theodore Sturgeon 9
Garrett P. Serviss 9
George O. Smith 9