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Will W. Neil


Born near Soloman, Kansas. Graduate of Kansas City College of Pharmacy. Employed as a druggist in Abelene. Retired in 1946. He was a member of the Masons.

Collection sold at auction by B. Max Mehl June 17, 1947. It included the 1792 pattern cents with silver center and without silver center. His collection of U. S. silver coins included all denominations, dates and mints with one exception, the 1853 half without arrows. Highlights included an 1804 dollar, 1838-O half, 1894-S dime and 1913 Liberty nickel. The gold coins were also extensive.

obit: NUM 80 Jul 1967 page 889

Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies


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