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Financial company executive

Byron D. Klapper, American Financial company executive. Recipient National Journalism award, William Randolph Hearst Foundation, 1960, 62, New Products award, McGraw Hill, 1986.


Klapper, Byron D. was born on May 2, 1938 in New York City. Son of Irving and Lottie Klapper.


Bachelor of Science in Journalism, University Kansas, 1964. Certified Wharton School, University Pennsylvania, 1974.


Reporter, Topeka (Kansas) Daily Capitol, 1963;reporter, United Press International, Kansas City, Missouryeditor, American Cyanamid Company, Wayne, New Jersey, 1964-1967;media relations staff, Bethlehem Steel Corporation, New York City, 1968;speech writer, Burlington Indiana, Inc., New York City, 1969;reporter, Wall St Journal, New York City, 1970-1980;senior vice president, Std. and Poors Corporation, New York City, 1980-1990;managing director, Fitch Investors Svc., New York City, 1990-1998;managing director, American Capital Access, Inc., since 1998. Columnist skiing Morritown Daily Record, since 1988, Editor-in-chief, SnoSports., Internet Ski Magazine. Board directors Powell Technologies, Inc., Visions West, Inc.


Member Eastern Ski Writers Association (director 1985-1991), Government Finance Officers Association, Public Securities Associate, Bond Market Association, Downtown Athletic Club, Foreign Corres. Club Japan (honorary), North America Snowsports Journalists Association (director 1998-2001).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing, photography, skiing, computers, triathalon.


Married Karin I. Klapper, June 28, 1964. Children: Kimberly, Lonn-Eric.

Irving Klapper

Lottie Klapper

Karin I. Klapper

Kimberly Klapper

Lonn-Eric Klapper