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date: 03 July 2020

Jacoby, Oswaldlocked

(08 December 1902–27 June 1984)
  • Alan Truscott

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Jacoby, Oswald (08 December 1902–27 June 1984), bridge champion and actuary, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Oswald Nathaniel Jacoby, a prosperous attorney, and Edith Sondheim. From them, at the age of ten, he learned the card game that was to make him famous....

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