Born in Washington Heights, New York. Attended City College of New York, Columbia University, Washington and Jefferson College and the University of Hawaii. Served during WW II in the Air Corps in the Pacific. He was a correspondent for Stars and Stripes. Married to Charlotte with a son and daughter.
He began selling coins in 1946. Employed with William Holzman and Company 1946 to 1964. Employed by Manfra Tordella and Brookes until 1969. In 1969 he joined Harmer Rooke. He became company president in 1972. In 1979 he bought a majority interest in the firm. With Howard Hazelcorn, he rewrote the Taxay encyclopedia for a second edition in 1975. His collection of large cents was sold at auction by Harmer Rooke March 15, 1990.
bio: CAT Harmer Rooke
profile: CW 4/10/85
obit: CW 2/24/2003
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1976 The Comprehensive Catalogue and Encyclopedia of United States Coins, 2nd Edition, edited by Joseph H. Rose and Howard Hazelcorn. This is an in-copyright publication. "Snippet" results will appear in the Newman Portal search results.