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David J. Davis


Born in Toledo, Ohio. Married to Janet E. Sachs November 25, 1970. They had two children. He served in the U. S. Navy 1959 to 1963. Employed by Ford Motor Company after February 1964. He was an engineer in advanced safety.

Davis collected capped bust half dimes, dimes and half dollars by die variety. He also collected large size Michigan national bank notes and Michigan obsolete currency.

He served as president of the John Reich Collectors Society 1985 to 2011 and editor of the John Reich Journal from 1985 to 1992. He was JRCS member #1 and inducted into the JRCS Hall of Fame in 2011. Co-author of Early United States Dimes 1796-1837 published in 1984.

He died in Manchester, Michigan.

profile: CW 6/19/91; bio by correspondence, 1991; obit: CW 11/21/2011

Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies


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