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Clement F. Bailey


Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Attended Mississippi State College. Married to Miriam Louell in 1946. They had a daughter. He received a bronze star for his service in World War II. Employed with Electro-Voice Incorporated.

Writer for Numismatic Times and Trends which was absorbed by Krause Publications in 1962. Employed as circulation manager for Numismatic News in 1964. He contributed "This 'n That" column to NN. In 1971 he began to contribute to numismatic publications as a free lance writer. Senior editor of COINage Magazine from 1981 to 1986. He was one of the founders of the Numismatic Literary Guild. The guild presents an annual "Clemy Award" named in his honor.

He died in Palm Springs, California.

obit: CW 3/26/87; NN 3/24/87; NUM 100 May 1987 p. 1112

Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies


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