Mark B. Weiss the millionaire developer

Mark B Weiss from Chicago but not this Mark B Weiss from Chicago and Palo Alto

Mark B Weiss from Chicago but not this Mark B Weiss from Chicago and Palo Alto


I am not Mark B. Weiss the millionaire developer.

I spoke to Mark B. Weiss the millionaire developer, and author while on tour, in Chicago. He happened to have a shingle hanging around the corner from my appointment, with a perspective client, and I rang him.

I thought he said his middle name is actually the same as mine, unless he was just messing with me.

He is about 10 years older.

And it’s true that my grandfather and namesake Morton B. Weiss, was a developer in Chicago and helped build Indian Village.

Here is the link to the other Mark’s books (And for comparison, I rate myself only #4 at best among Mark Weiss in music, behind the ticket broker, the scat singer and the loud indie band singer).

http://www.amazon.com/Secrets-Millionaire-Real-Estate-Developer/dp/0793193583

edit to add: fact-checking this, post-pub, yields this hit to Morton Weiss, that he is a University of Chicago class of 1916 (you gotta start using all four digits, not just ’16), and that he wrote additional lyrics to a Blackfriars production called “The Myth of Mandel”. Link.

and1:
I never met my Pop-Pop. If this is him, that would explain a lot of things:
(from University of Chicago Special Collections, The Blackfriars, their answer to Harvard’s Hasty Pudding)

My grandfather worked on similar shows, from that era, as a lyricist

My grandfather worked on similar shows, from that era, as a lyricist

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About markweiss86

Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player; he also sang in local choir, and fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32
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