story is that of my Father who at 82 has had the last rites
of the Catholic Church twice, is a successful entrepreneur
without formal education, and has been in the Merchant Marine,
the U.S. Army, the Fire Department of N.Y.C.
these jobs, he has been a labor organizer with Teddy Gleason
with the Longshoremen (with his father), an insurance broker,
a stock broker, an industrialist, and Chairman and C.E.O of
two high tech corporations:one in telecommunications and electronics,
and the other in biotechnology.
was born in Harlem in 1915 and fifteen years later, started
working--and hasn't stopped. His three children all have college
degrees and graduate studies.
anyone is a successful product of New York City, it is my