Harvey D. Gold, a former IRS agent who later became a tax and business valuation consultant, died Jan. 30 at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, Calif., of a brain hemorrhage. He was 88.
The son of Louis Gold, who managed a women's shoe store, and Doris Gold, a bookkeeper, Harvey David Gold was born in New York City and spent his early years in Brooklyn, N.Y., before moving with his family to Baltimore when he was a teenager.
He was a 1945 graduate of Polytechnic Institute, then served in the Army from 1945 to 1947 as a gunnery instructor and corporal.
While selling shoes in the late 1940s, he earned an accounting degree from the Baltimore College of Commerce and...