From How to Keep Your Employees Honest by Bob Curtis Lebhar-Friedman Books: New York 1979 Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 78-78068 ISBN: 912016-80-9

Bob Curtis was born in Kansas City, Kansas, as Sargent Jackson Dinsmore. He grew up in Montpellier, Vermont, as Sargent Jackson Curtis, and slowly morphed into S. J. "Bob" Curtis while in New York City, and then into Bob Curtis while living in Detroit, Michigan, and finally living in Dayton, Ohio.