|Address||400 East Court Street |
Doylestown, Pennsylvania 18901, United States
|| 00, 1939
Dec 30, 2009 12:17am
|Info||Thomas A. Lingenfelter |
Tom Lingenfelter was born at the farm of his grand-parents (William and Martha Hearn) near Williamsburg, Blair County, PA, where he spent much of his early life. He attended public schools in Boyertown, Berks County and has resided in the Bux-Mont area for the past thirty-five years. He currently resides in Bucks County.
Tom earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History at The King�s College, New York, followed by 30+ credits in educational psychology at Temple University.
For most of his life Tom has been an active athlete. From the championship relay team in elementary school to high school track and football, college soccer, to the National Masters indoor sprint Bronze Medal, and Pennsylvania indoor sprint champion, Keystone Games medalist in field hockey and shooting, to Bronze Medalist at the Pan-American Games as a member of the US Olympic Field Hockey Team.
Tom won high honors for physical training and the designation of Expert in all rifle and pistol competition during his military service. Selected for the elite Counter-Intelligence Corps (CIC), Tom trained and served with a Top Secret clearance as a Special Agent for military counter-intelligence.
Upon completion of his military service, and four years as a public school teacher, Tom started an advertising business that eventually led to his founding of the Heritage Collectors� Society, now located in Bucks County. As a nationally known historian, and one of America�s major dealers in original historical documents and artifacts, he is daily involved with the history of America. Over the past fifteen years he has often performed appraisals requested by the White House. He has frequently been interviewed and quoted by the Wall Street Journal and other local and national media on the economy, legislation, politics, and investments.