Jan (John) Michal Malek
Engineer, real estate investor and developer
Born Piotrkow Trybunalski, Poland; came to U.S., 1967; son of Michal and Maria-Ludwika (Chevaux); married Krystyna (Hryniewiecka).
Education: Master of Science (M.S.) (in chemical engineering), Technical University of Warsaw (Poland); postgraduate, University of Paris (France).
Career: project engineer, Societe Pour L'Equipement des Industries Chimiques, 1961-64, Constructions Metalliques de Provence, 1964-67, Paris; chemical process engineer, Ralph M. Parsons Co., Los Angeles, Pasadena (CA), 1968-77; engineer, consultant, Torrance (CA), 1977-80; landlord, investor, developer, 1980 -.
Author: 2 French and 6 U.S. patents; translator (into Polish), L. von Mises, The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality, 1991; articles in: Horyzonty, The Freeman - Ideas on Liberty (U.S.), and Najwyzszy Czas (Poland).
Member of: American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AlChE); past secretary, Polish American Republican Club; past national director, past director, Polish American Congress (P.A.C.), Southern California Division; Studium - North American Study Center for Polish Affairs.
Languages: Polish, French, English.
Hobbies: economics, sponsoring translations (into Polish) and publications of literature concerning free markets.
From: "Who's Who in Polish America" 1st Edition 1996-1997, Boleslaw Wierzbianski editor; Bicentennial Publishing Corporation,
New York, NY, 1996