Reed, Alfred Zantzinger, 1875-1949

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1875 - 1949

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Alfred Zantzinger Reed (1875-1949) of Colorado Springs, Colorado, published articles on U.S. medals, tokens, and store cards, and books on legal education.

Alfred Zantzinger Reed (1875-1949) of Colorado Springs, Colorado, published articles on U.S. medals, tokens, and store cards, and books on legal education. He studied at Harvard (1894-1898) and Columbia (1906-1911), and was an instructor in the Philadelphia School of Pedagogy (1898-1902) before moving to New York City to study. He eventually settled in Colorado Springs. He became an associate member of the American Numismatic Society (ANS) in 1933. In 1949 his estate bequeathed 1,998 pieces to the ANS, including presidential and political medals and tokens, Hard Times tokens, and store cards. He is buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Colorado Springs.

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  • 1875: Born
  • 1894 - 1898: Studied at Harvard, Harvard University (Mass.)External link.
  • 1898 - 1902: Instructor at Philadelphia School of Pedagogy
  • 1906 - 1911: Studied at Columbia, Columbia University (N.Y.)External link.
  • 1933: Becane associate member of the ANS
  • 1949: Bequeathed 1,998 pieces to the ANS

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