Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Stanley Y. Klos


Picture Courtesy of: History Channel

Stanley Yavneh Klos is an author, independent scholar, adjunct professor, entrepreneur, and former Italian Basketball Association player. 

Stan’s education includes a BA in American Studies, BS in Zoology, MA in Rhetorical Theory & Historic Public Address and a Ph.D. Candidacy in Communications and Marketing. He attended, respectively, St. Peter’s College, Idaho State University and The Pennsylvania State University. In 1983, upon the discovery of 18th Century Philadelphia shipping records in his attic, Stan began to research and exhibit primary source documents.

Stan has authored numerous publications while assembling rare primary source collections that have headlined a plethora of universities, national historic sites, libraries, and museums special exhibits. His most recent exhibits were for the Louisiana Bicentennial Celebration at the state capitol April 30th – May 6, 2012  and“America’s Four Republics: The More or Less United States” headlined at the Annapolis Continental Congress Festival November 26-28th, 2012.


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Stan has keynoted numerous special events  including the Franklin D. Roosevelt American Heritage Center Museum’s grand opening and the 2003 re-entombment of First Lady Martha & President Samuel Huntington. His work has appeared in hundreds of print and digital publications including History Channel's Brad Meltzer's Decoded, The Declaration of Independence, U.S. News & World Report 2006 cover story, “Washington? Get In Line" & the Discovery Channel’s “Unsolved History: Plots To Kill Lincoln.” He has authored five books, President Who? Forgotten Founders; The Rise of the U.S. Presidency and the Forgotten Capitols; Happy Birthdays USAEconomic Home Runs, and America's Four Republics: The More or Less United States.


Stan is an avid real estate historic preservationist who has re-developed 32 historically significant properties ranging from Vaudeville theaters to Revolutionary War Taverns in five states. He is a co-founder of various historic pursuits including the James Monroe Birthplace Commission and Dinosaur Safaris, Inc., in Shell, Wyoming which unearthed five articulated dinosaurs from the Jurassic period. 

Was Delaware, Virginia, or New Hampshire the first US State?

In 1999 Stan established an innovative internet education company, Virtualology.com which, as a survivor of the dot com crash, had over 500,000 pages views a day. As a real estate entrepreneur he acquired RE/MAX of Pennsylvania n/w expertly managing a marketing mix that increased yearly commission revenue from $240K to $36 million in 12 years. Stan participated, as a Regional Owner, in the executive mastermind that expanded RE/MAX into the world’s largest real estate entity. 


Stan was an Italian Basketball Association player for Amaro Harrys in Bologna. He was the Captain of a U.S. Basketball Team, which competed in a 1978 European International Tournament. He has served on diverse boards including the WV Independent Colleges & Universities, Pittsburgh YMCA Family Camp, and the Mercy Center of N.J. He was the WV U.S. Senate Republican Nominee in 1994 challenging Robert C. Byrd signing the “Contract with America.” 




Stan is married to Dr. Naomi Yavneh Klos the Director of University Honors, Loyola University, New Orleans. Together, they parent 12 children.


Front row: Mariesha, Kathleen and Eilleen
Back row: Shoshana, Lily, Isabella, Alexandra, Louis, Nicholas, Christopher, Zachary, and Raphael



Stan Klos Quotes  


  • Blessed are the ignorant for they have inherited the Earth.
  • Greatness is measured on how well one utilizes their gifts to benefit others.
  • I was fortunate enough to be born in the United States of America whose founders' ideals, deeds, and laws circle above like majestic eagles.  I have merely taken the time to look-up and point.
  • Life, liberty, and the pursuit of awakening happiness in others is a lifetime formula for immeasurable success.
  • History is the Crystal Ball to the future.
  • What you do makes so much noise that I can't hear what you are saying. - Louis A. Klos



Dad, why are you a Republican?

3 comments:

  1. Stan,
    My name is Farid Rushdi with the Idaho State Journal in Pocatello.

    I am writing a story about the '76-'77 team's run to the Elite 8.

    If you are interested in talking to me for the story, please contact me at rushfari@isu.edu

    I don't know if it will appear this Sunday the 17th or the 24th (you know, editors -- they never tell you anything :)

    Thanks and I hope to talk to you soon.

    Farid Rushdi
    rushfari@isu.edu
    Idaho State Journal

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  3. Stan,
    I am currently restoring Honus Wagner house in Carnegie and have recently learned that you also held the property at one time. I was hoping for some incite into any material you may have about the home. I would be greatly appreciative to anything you could provide. Thanks! Karl Ellenberger myst42@comcast.net

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