Prominent St. Louis Philatelist

Saint Louis has a rich history in the Philatelic Community, below are some of the prominent philatelists that have ties to St. Louis or the St. Louis Region,

David M. Kols

David M. Kols September 13, 1950 – March 13, 2018Saint Louis, Missouri David Michael Kols graduated from Lehigh University – Class of 1972, where he majored in Economics, and was […]

Dr. Elizabeth Jane Nettles

Dr. Elizabeth (Betty) Jane Nettles September 3, 1933 – April 11, 2014Saint Louis, Missouri Dr. Elizabeth Jane Nettles, known to everyone as “Betty,” was a prominent St. Louis psychologist and […]

David Lee Straight

David Lee Straight May 31, 1955 – October 16, 2012 Saint Louis, Missouri In a short life, David L. Straight accomplished more in philately than many do in a many […]

Charles Haviland Mekeel

Charles Haviland Mekeel December 1, 1861 – October 13, 1921Saint Louis, Missouri Mekeel was one of America’s greatest stamp dealers and editors. He became a dealer in 1877 and continued […]

John Kerr Tiffany

John Kerr Tiffany February 9, 1842 – March 3, 1897Saint Louis, Missouri Tiffany was America’s most prominent philatelist of the 19th century. He began collecting as a student in France […]

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