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Dorothy Iselin Paschal


Born in New York City. She was a descendent of Chief Justice John Jay. Received B.A. degree from Columbia University. Married to Guy Paschal October 12, 1926. They had a daughter and two sons. Employed in biological research at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons after 1950.

She collaborated with William Sheldon and Walter Breen on the revision of Penny Whimsy. She assembled a collection of early date large cents 1793 to 1814 that included all Sheldon numbered varieties. It was privately sold.

bio: WWAW 64-65 obit CW 11/18/1981

Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies


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