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Import/export company executive

Leo L. Kaplan, Belgian import/export company executive. Achievements include patents for industrial diamond setting.

Background

Kaplan, Leo L. was born on June 5, 1913 in Belgium. Son of Lazare and Charlotte (Kittower) Kaplan.

Education

Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1936.

Career

With Lazare Kaplan & Sons, Inc., New York City, since 1930, sales manager, from 1935, also Chairman of the Board subsidiary Lazare Kaplan International, Inc.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for industrial diamond setting.

Membership

Member of American Arbitration Association (panelist), Diamond Manufacturers and Importers Association American (vice president), Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company American (director), Jewelers Board Trade, Diamond Manufacturers and Importers Association American (vice president), Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company American (director), Jewelers Board Trade, Jewelers Vigilance Committee (secretary-treasurer, director), Jewlers Security Alliance (chairman, president, finance committee), American Gem Society (vice chairman, director, diamond standards committee, advisory committee, Robert M. Shipley award 1977), 24 Kt. (New York City).

Connections

Married Janet Jordan, September 18, 1936. Children: Peter, Paul, Deborah.

father:
Lazare Kaplan

mother:
Charlotte (Kittower) Kaplan

spouse:
Janet Jordan

child:
Peter Kaplan

child:
Paul Kaplan

child:
Deborah Kaplan