Friday, March 24, 2017

Philip Kapneck

Philip Kapneck is a North American public servant and prior to that, he was a businessman. In 1970, Marvin Mandel, Maryland's Governor, appointed Kapneck as his Special Advisor on Student Affairs to the Maryland Governor’s Office. At the end of that appointment, Mandel made Kapneck Maryland Trade Ambassador. Successive governors, Democrat and Republican re-appointed him as Trade Ambassador, and Mr. Kapneck remained in that position for 40 years, until he retired. Harry Hughes, a Democrat reappointed Kapneck, as did William Donald Schaefer, Democrat, Parris Glendening, Democrat, Bob Ehrich Jr., a Republican and Martin O'Malley, a Democrat.


philip kapneck school class photo. Philip Kapneck was born in Washington D.C. and later moved to Maryland. He graduated from Washington D.C.'s Theodore Roosevelt High School. In his final year there, he was elected class Vice President. Philip was one of two children, he has a sister. Next, Kapneck attended George Washington University, studying Business Administration and Political Science.

Philip Kapneck Stories

The stories listed on this page all relate to Philip Kapneck and the things he achieved, culminating in the story by Sally Gray, about his 40-year career as Maryland's Trade Ambassador. As Trade Ambassador, the Hon. Philip Kapneck was the catalyst for bringing hundreds of thousands of jobs to the USA, mainly, but not exclusively to Maryland. Over the years, many stories have been written about the Trade Ambassador's work. He has always shied away from publicity about himself. That is the reason for there being very little public documentation about him in the early years.

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