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Charles Jackson Affleck

Biography

Born in Westchester, Virginia. Graduate of the Shenandoah Valley Military Academy. Employed with Washburn Crosby Company as a sales manager. That company became General Mills. Afflect retired in 1951.

Past president of Virginia Numismatic Association. Author with Ben M. Douglas of Confederate Bonds and Certificates in 1960. Author of The Obsolete Paper Money of Virginia in 2 volumes 1968 and 1969. Received Numismatic News Numismatic Ambassador Award.

He called himself a “Confederate millionaire.” The Affleck paper money collection was sold by NASCA in a series of four sales 1977 to 1983. Cataloging was by Douglas B. Ball who had been a friend of Affleck.

He died in Winchester, Virginia.

obit: CW 10/9/74, NUM 87 Dec 1974 page 2579 DOB:SSDI

Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies

 

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