Born in Westchester, Virginia. Graduate of the Shenandoah Valley Military Academy. Employed with Washburn Crosby Company as a sales manager. That company became General Mills. Afflect retired in 1951.
Past president of Virginia Numismatic Association. Author with Ben M. Douglas of Confederate Bonds and Certificates in 1960. Author of The Obsolete Paper Money of Virginia in 2 volumes 1968 and 1969. Received Numismatic News Numismatic Ambassador Award in 1974. In 2015 he was inducted into the SPMC Hall of Fame.
He called himself a “Confederate millionaire.” The Affleck paper money collection was sold by NASCA in a series of four sales 1977 to 1983. Cataloging was by Douglas B. Ball who had been a friend of Affleck.
He died in Winchester, Virginia.
obit: CW 10/9/74, NNW 10/8/1974; NUM 87 Dec 1974 page 2579
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The Obsolete Paper Money of Virginia: Vol. 1. This is an in-copyright publication. "Snippet" results will appear in the Newman Portal search results.
The Obsolete Paper Money of Virginia: Vol. 2. This is an in-copyright publication. "Snippet" results will appear in the Newman Portal search results.