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Jess B. Peters


Born in Decatur, Illinois, as George Edward Peters. Married to Violet Kerwood August 3, 1941.  She died August 18, 1981.  They had two sons.  Married Lorraine E. McAfee March 26, 1983.

Dealer in Decatur, Illinois.  Served as president of the PNG 1971 to 1973. Conducted 128 auction sales with 127,149 lots from 1964 to 1984.  The Peters auction house was sold in 1981 to Steve Eyer and Stuart Rubenfeld.

obit: NUM June 2016

Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies


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