Jack Schwartz was born in New York City and currently resides in Statesboro Georgia. He has been an entrepreneur all of his life and has started up and run a number of businesses. He currently manufactures and supplies antique gun parts to collectors and dealers internationally. He has written and published technical manuals on the subject of antique guns.
His father, Arkie Schwartz, was partners with Harry Richman, a notable roaring twenties entertainer, in the (speakeasy) Club Richman. He was also partners with Benny Leonard in Benny Leonard’s Ringside, also a speakeasy. Benny Leonard was a lightweight boxing champion who was implicated in the Arnold Rothstein, Black Sox, World Series fix scandal. The 1920’s background material was supplied by his father.