Source: ACBL Dictionary

Samuel Stayman of Palm Beach, Florida, retired portfolio manager, investor and bridge author. Graduate of Dartmouth College and Tuck Business College. In the June 1945 issue ofThe Bridge Worldhe described a convention, invented by his then partner George Rapee, which subsequently became known as theStayman convention. He made other contributions to the theory of the game, includingNamyats(Stayman spelled backwards).

He was a contributing editor to theOfficial Encyclopedia of Bridge