John Schnabel

John Schnabel's Death

Born (Birthday) February 11, 1920

Death Date March 18, 2016

Age of Death 96 years

Cause of Death N/A

Place of Death Oakland, California, United States

Profession Reality Star

The reality star John Schnabel died at the age of 96. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Recurring star on the Discovery Channel series Gold Rush who purchased the Big Nugget Mine in Porcupine Creek, Alaska when he was 68 years old. He purchased the mine after undergoing triple bypass surgery because his doctors told him to remain active.

He served in the United State Air Corps from 1941 to 1946 following the Pearl Harbor bombings.

He was a competitive bridge player, placing in several national tournaments.