Marc Kaplan

Profile Updated: April 29, 2015
Where do you live now? Verona, NJ USA
Spouse/Partner, how long Ellen R. Kaplan - 45 years married
Children/grandchildren, including where they are? Scott - born 1978, deceased 2003
Wendi - born 1987
What did you want to do or think you were going to do when you finished high school? Go to college, with an unknown goal!!
Yes! Attending Reunion
Where have you lived (and when)?

Memphis, Tenn 1965-66
West Orange 1966-67
U.S. Army (Viet Nam 1968-69) Discharged 1970
Parsippany, N.J. 1970-78
Verona, N.J. 1978-Present

What jobs/work/careers did you actually have and how did you get there?

Spent 50 years in the Scrap Metal Industry.
All phases, working in family business, to working in Smelting (manufacturing "new metal"), to Trader of Non-Ferrous Metals,
travelling the World, extensively, to running own business, until retirement, November, 2013

What would we be surprised to know about you?

Viet Nam Veteran
Travelled to over 50 countries.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Travel, read, college basketball (especially Seton Hall), cook

What are your memories of high school (i.e. secret crush, embarrassing moment, funniest story, favorite, favorite teachers)?

Manager of Basketball Team, that included Pozner Brothers, Steve Paul, Jimmy Winfield, & Galante Brothers.

High points of your life since high school(apart from your wonderful spouse, amazing kids, and adorable grand-kids)?

Great marriage of 45 years
Two wonderful children
Successful business life, and meeting people all over the World.
Enviornmentalist, on local level, preserving "green areas" of Essex County.

Did you watch The Sopranos?

Yes