George Linn

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Birthday
7, 1884
Birthplace
Greenville, OH
Death Date
Mar 28, 1966 (82)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
7, 1884
Birthplace
Greenville, OH
Death Date
Mar 28, 1966 (82)

About

Founder of the influential stamp-collector publication Linn's Stamp News.

Before Fame

He was still a small-town stamp dealer when he made his first foray into publishing a stamp collecting publication The Columbian, which lasted one issue.

Trivia

His publication survived more than 100 years, existing still in print form as well as online.

Family Life

He was born in Greenville, Ohio, the son of a publisher and job printer.

Associated With

He created the first pre-printed cacheted first day, commemorating the death of President Warren G. Harding.