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Oswald Jacoby

actuary , writer.

Oswald Jacoby, American actuary, writer. Served as corporal United States Army, World War I; member original staff Pan Mun Jom armistice talks. Selected as Northern 1 bridge player in American, by Shepard Barclay, 1936-1940.; Fellow Society Actuaries; member Phi Kappa Sigma.

Background

Jacoby, Oswald was born on December 8, 1902 in Brooklyn. Son of Oswald N. and Edith (Sondheim) Jacoby.

Education

Student Columbia.

Career

Company, 1922-1928; consultant actuary, Dallas, from 1937. Writer syndicated newspaper column on bridge, from 1940.

Works

  • Author: Oswald Jacoby on Poker, 1940. How to Figure the Odds, 1946. Gin Rummy, 1946

  • How to Win at Canasta, 1949.

    Oswald Jacoby’s Complete Canasta, 1950. Winning Poker, 1950

  • What’s New in Bridge, 1953.

Membership

Served as corporal United States Army, World War I. Member original staff Pan Mun Jom armistice talks. Selected as Northern 1 bridge player in American, by Shepard Barclay, 1936-1940.

Fellow Society Actuaries. Member Phi Kappa Sigma. Clubs: Dallas Country, Fort Worth.

Connections

Married Mary Zita McHale, April. Children: James O., Jon P. With Metropolitan.

father:
Oswald N. Jacoby

mother:
Edith (Sondheim) Jacoby

spouse:
Mary Zita McHale

children:
James O. Jacoby

Jon P. With Met Jacoby