Malcolm Specht, left, with an unidentified guide Malcolm and Marjorie Specht at site #733 Malcolm Specht and a guide Joe Harley, Robert, Malcolm and Marjorie Specht at Bluff Island, 1936

Born: 1906 in New York City

Died: 1986 in Fair Haven, New Jersey

Married: Marjorie Ryder

Children: Malcolm Richard (Dick) Specht; Elizabeth (Betty) Specht Rossiter; Eugenie Specht Sarro; Michael Specht

Malcolm A. Specht held tent platform permit number No. 733 on the north shore of Pope Bay in Lower Saranac Lake from 1939 to c. 1960.

Malcolm Specht was a graduate of Regis High School, in New York City, and of Cornell University. He was employed as a Mechanical Engineer at Bell Laboratories.

He was a decorated veteran of World War II, holding the rank of Colonel. He was active in the Army Reserves from 1946 to 1966. He was a member of the Monmouth County Shade Tree Commission, a member and former officer of the Retired Officers Association of Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, and of the Telephone Pioneers of America. He served as a president of the Fair Haven, New Jersey Senior Citizens Association.