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Douglas

Born in Worcester, Massachusetts. Graduated from Cornell College in 1919. Founded Damon G, Douglas Construction Co. in Newark in 1931.

Served on the ANA Board 1943 to 1944. He received the Medal of Merit in 1948. Fellow of the American Numismatic Society. Past president of New Jersey Numismatic Society. Past president of New York Numismatic Club 1949-1951.

 

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    James Jarvis and the Fugio Coppers [unpublished manuscript with corrections] 1949

    James Jarvis and the Fugio Coppers [unpublished manuscript with corrections]

    Numismatist and engineer Damon G. Douglas (d. 1974) was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, and grew up in Jacksonville, Florida. He graduated from Cornell College of Civil Engineering and went to work at Turner Construction Co. in New York City. In 1931 he started the Damon G. Douglas Construction Co. in Newark, New Jersey. He became a fellow of the American Numismatic Society in 1943 and was a member of the Society’s standing committee on United States coins. He also served as president of the New York Numismatic Club from 1949 to 1951. Beginning in the 1940s, he published articles on numismatics in The Numismatist, the monthly journal of the American Numismatic Association, and other publications.

    Part of the American Numismatic Society Damon G. Douglas papers, 1774-1793, 1943-1961.

    Publication date is approximate.


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