Benjamin Milton Abelson
Born in Atlanta, Georgia. Served in the Air Corps during WWII. Married to Claire Rubin with two children.
Founding president of the Israel Coin Club of L.A, 1965-66. President of Numismatic Association of Southern California 1971-72. President of Los Angeles Coin Club. He was named a Numismatic News Numismatic Ambassador in 1993.
He died at Fullerton, California.Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies