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tool and die company executive

John Ivan Prepolec, Croatian, American tool and die company executive. Board directors Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Grand Opera Association; Member of University Michigan President, Detroit Croatian Board Trade (charter), Engineering Society, Anthony Wayne, Detroit Economic, Detroit Athletic, Oakland University President' Club (life), Knights of Columbus.

Background

Prepolec, John Ivan was born on December 8, 1921 in Croatia, Yugoslavia. Arrived in United States, 1936, naturalized, 1944. Son of Joseph and Slavica (Solgat) Prepolec.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Wayne State University, 1948. Master of Science, Wayne State University, 1952.

Career

With Northeastern Tool & Die Corporation, Warren, Michigan, 1946—1981. Executive vice president, 1967—1978. Secretary, president & chief executive officer, 1978—1981.

Chairman, chief executive officer Prepolec Industries, West Bloomfield, Michigan, since 1981. With United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946.

Membership

Board directors Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Grand Opera Association. Member of University Michigan President, Detroit Croatian Board Trade (charter), Engineering Society, Anthony Wayne, Detroit Economic, Detroit Athletic, Oakland University President' Club (life), Knights of Columbus.

Connections

Married Lucille Drazick Prepolec, June 8, 1946. Children: Linda, Karen, John.

father:
Joseph Prepolec

mother:
Slavica (Solgat) Prepolec

spouse:
Lucille Drazick Prepolec

child:
Linda Prepolec

child:
Karen Prepolec

child:
John Prepolec