Solomon, Charles J.

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Name
Solomon, Charles J. Gender: M
Charles Julius Solomon
born on 12 February 1906 at 15:10 (= 3:10 PM )
Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 39n57, 75w10
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 23°14' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 08°55 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 26°00'



Biography

American bridge player, administrator, book writer, and sponsor, who was inducted by the ACBL Hall of Fame in 2000.

Solomon was an attorney, though he eventually left law to play bridge full-time. In 1948, he married Margery "Peggy" Golder (née Mastbaum). He was her bridge mentor. She became the third female ACBL Life Master and they were the subjects of a newspaper feature in 1960, "The Solomons: Top Married Bridge Team".

In world championship teams-of-four competition, Solomon was a member of the 6-man USA squad in the 1956 Bermuda Bowl. Not yet a tournament, it was a long head-to-head match between representatives of North America and Europe, won by France.

His books include No Trump Bidding (1947), Slam Bidding and Point Count (with Bennett L. Disbrow, 1951), How to Bid and What to Lead (with Disbrow, 1953), and Hold Our Bridge Hands (with Bert Wilson, 1969).

Charles Solomon died in Philadelphia on 1 May 1975, aged 69.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • spouse relationship with Solomon, Peggy (born 14 August 1908). Notes: 1948-1975

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 1948 (Peggy Golder, née Mastbaum)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 1 May 1975 (Age 69)
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  • Work : Prize 2000 (ACBL Hall of Fame)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted
  • Vocation : Law : Attorney
  • Vocation : Sports : Games - Bridge/ Chess/ Other (Bridge)
  • Vocation : Writers : How To .... (Play Bridge)
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (ACBL)
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship (Bridge Champion)