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Edward White
Edward White
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Basic Information

Member Since
Dec. 12, 2011
Last Seen
Oct. 29
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Retired 2014.  US Air Force 1956-1960, Graduate U of Tennessee 1963, Certified Public Accountant, Worked at NYC CPA firm 1963 for 6 years, worked in Columbus, IN family office 7 years, Moved to Flint, MI 1975 to become president of Mott Family Office after passing of C.S. Mott, family patriarch.

Learned bridge around 1967 after college, platinum life master, 15,000 points.

Married Brenda Fortunate, DO, family physician, 4 children, numerous grandchildren and great GC.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
won superstar individual, Boston 1981 Natls, appeared in NY Times bridge column 9/6/13, competed in Lille, France, Orlando, and Albuquerque World Championships
Bridge Accomplishments
won Bermuda Regional points total twice, 2nd in 2013 Natl Senior Swiss, 6th in 2013 Natl Senior pairs, 3rd in Natl Senior KO
Regular Bridge Partners
Brenda Fortunate(wife), Bert Newman, Gene Owens, Ken Gee, Marty Hirschman, Gary Hann
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Mott Duplicate, Flint Saturday Night Club, Bridge Connection in Southfield, MI.
Favorite Tournaments
Bermuda Regional, Motor City Regional, Toronto Regional
Favorite Conventions
Kaplan Sheinwold
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Platinum Life Master
Copy of Edward White Alan Douglas
Kaplan Sheinwold 2 over 1
Copy to my cards View/Print
Ken van Cleve (obituary in Daily Bulletin)
Ken was simply the best.
Outraged by the USBF
Leonard Melander played at the Bridge Connection in Detroit area.He was my wife's hero.
Goodbye, Russ
Shocked to hear the news, I hadn't seen Russ for several years, and remember the Regional KO matches at various Nationals, where we met his teams several times for competition, always a challenge. My wife and I met Russ and Sheila about 20 years ago at the Bermuda Regional ...
BLASS (NPC) Wins 2018 Reisinger
Joseph, very well done.
It took 45 years but eventually....
Me too, I led the K from Kxxx against a suit contract. Partner overtook with the Ace doubleton, returned his low card for the ruff. Asked me not to do that again.
Ripped Off
This is off the subject, but I'm still upset that in Chicago in the 90's while checking the results on the wall after the game and having left my pink ski jacket on the back of my chair, it disappeared.
The Death of Teams
I am not sure how to figure strength of field, but I know it when I see it. My team entered the Philadelphia Thur/Fri KO and were in the top bracket of 12 teams. The teams were 2 all Chinese teams, Allan Graves team, Paul Fireman's team, Rose ...
Doubles of 4M opener
This is a 2 club ace asking bid in my system.
A New Blue Ribbon Pair, II
Also, Lusky did not have the 7 of hearts.
Open San Diego Discussion Thread
I've been waking up at my usual time between 5 am and 5:30 am. This week, I have been pleased and amazed that the San Diego bulletin is already on line so I can enjoy it with that 1st cup of coffee. I am in eastern time zone ...

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