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 45
John W. Campbell, Jr. 37
Isaac Asimov 28
Jack Williamson 27
Edmond Hamilton 21
Poul Anderson 19
Larry Niven 14
A. E. van Vogt 11
James Blish 11
Nat Schachner 11
Ray Cummings 11
Robert Silverberg 9
George O. Smith 9
Theodore Sturgeon 9
Murray Leinster 9
H. G. Wells 9
Fritz Leiber 9
Forrest J. Ackerman 8
George Lucas 8