Born in Dawson, Nebraska. Received B.S. from the University of Nebraska in 1922 and Doctor of Medicine degree from Nebraska in 1924. Married Ellanore Baxter September 14, 1935. (She died 11/6/1986) They had one daughter. Professor at the University of Nebraska 1930 to 1964. In 1942 he became chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology. He was a member of the Masons.
Resident of Omaha, Nebraska. He was life member number 65 of the ANA. Past president of the Central States Numismatic Society. He served on the ANA board of governors 1945 to 1951, as first vice president 1951 to 1953 and as 29th ANA President August 26, 1953, to August 27, 1955. He received the association's Medal of Merit in 1948. He had the “Best-of Show” exhibit in 1949 and the first named Howland Wood Trophy for his exhibit of pattern coins in 1952. Received the Farran Zerbe Award in 1955. He served on the Assay Commission for 1965.
Author of United States Pattern, Experimental and Trial Pieces. The first edition was published in 1959. The seventh edition in 1982 was revised by A. Kosoff. Walter Breen is acknowledged for his research.
His pattern collection was sold to Abe Kosoff. Other parts of his collection were sold at auction by Superior in June 1977 and by Stack's in March 1980.
He died in Omaha.
profile: NUM 66 Oct 1953 pages 1034-1035 (photo)
bio: WWA 74
obit: CW 1/14/1987 (photo); NN 1/13/87 (photo); NUM 100 Feb 1987 page 384
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