Owner Biography

Margaret Gesen

Margaret Jackman Gesen of Concord N.H. was married to Rear Admiral Carl G. Gesen. She inherited a significant stamp collection from her father, Charles L. Jackman, who assembled his United States stamp collection in 1928 and 1929. Mr. Jackman was a prominent businessman in Concord, New Hampshire, and served as Chief Executive Officer of the Jackman Group of Insurance Companies and Chairman of the Board of Page Belting Manufacturing Company for decades. Mr. Jackman also served on the boards of several area banks, the Northern Railroad and United Life, as well as holding the office of police commissioner for the city of Concord. Mr. Jackman died in 1957 and left his collection to Margaret Gessen.

The Estate of Margaret Gesen was sold by Siegel Auction Galleries in their sale 760 of May 20, 1994.

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