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Arnold Kaplan

Arnold Kaplan, American insurance agency executive, financial adviser.


  • Kaplan, Arnold was born on March 15, 1914 in Malden, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Simon and Beatrice (Rubin) Kaplan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Economics and Sociology, University Maine, 1935. Master of Science in Finance Services, American University Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, 1989.


    • Chartered Life Underwriter., Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter. Charter finance consultant Connecticut Agent Prudential Insurance Company American, Roslindale, Massachusetts, 1935-1939. Founder, president, chairman board directors Insurance Center Southern Connecticut, Inc., Bridgeport, since 1939.

      Founder, vice president Investment Center Southern Connecticut, Inc., since 1985. Investment adviser Finance Services Associates, Bridgeport, since 1984. Director IFA Insurance Company, Cranford, New Jersey.

      Vice president AFG Watson Insurance, Inc., West Palm Beach Florida President United Jewish Council Greater Bridgeport, Connecticut Community Relations Council, Congregation Brai Israel, Bridgeport, 1981-1982. Secretary-treasurer Bridgeport Jewish Community Center. General chairman Bridgeport United Jewish Appeal.


    Member Indiana Insurance Agents Association Bridgeport (past president), Indiana Insurance Agents Association Connecticut (executive board), Mutual Agents Association Connecticut (director, Mr. Mutual Agent 1967, 87), Fairfield County Clubs (director), National Association Indiana Agents (panelist national convention, Agent of Year 1984)), Connecticut Association Mutual Agents Democrat.



    Tennis; travel; study.


    • Married Gertrude R. Rapoport, July 7, 1940. Children– Susan Kaplan Bauchner, Ellen Kaplan Gittleman.
    • father: Simon Kaplan
    • mother: Beatrice (Rubin) Kaplan
    • spouse: Gertrude R. Rapoport
    • children: Susan Kaplan Bauchner Kaplan
    • Ellen Kaplan Gittleman Kaplan
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