Born in Haifa, Israel. He fought in the 1948 Israeli War of Independence. Graduated from California Polytechnic State University of San Luis Obispo in 1955. Married to Mary. Owner of an insurance agency.
Past president of NASC and Suscc. He received the Nasc Richard P Goodson Award.
They were named Outstanding District Delegate in 1995. Named Numismatic News Numismatic Ambassadors in 1997. Received ANA Glenn Smedley Memorial Award in 1999.
He died at home in Thousand Oaks, California.
obit: NUM July 2015Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies