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Fred R. Marckhoff


Born in Elgin, Illinois. Employed in government service. With Interstate Commerce Commission, the Immigration and Naturalization Service, the Veterans Administration and Justice Department; with the IRS 1957 to 1966.

One of the founders of the Society of Paper Money Collectors. Assistant editor of "Paper Money". He wrote a series of articles for The Numismatist on Civil War generals who appear on paper money. Author of many articles on paper money in the Coin Collector's Journal. He also wrote for the Essay-Proof Journal and Numismatic Scrapbook Magazine. In 1961 he received the Nathan Gold Memorial Award and in 1964 he received the Howland Wood best of show award. Author of A Summary Listing of Known Illinois Obsolete Notes. He died at his office in Elgin, Illinois.

obit: CW 2/9/66; NN 2/28/66; NSM Mar 1966 p. 520; NUM 79 Apr 1966 page 454


Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies


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