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23 July 2024

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Naval Medals from the Collection of the Late Jason Pilalas (Part I)

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23 July 2024

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Naval Medals from the Collection of the Late Jason Pilalas

Naval Medals from the Collection of the Late Jason Pilalas

Jason Pilalas

Jason was born in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA and grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut. His love of all things nautical stemmed from his service as an officer in the United States Navy, with whom he completed three tours of Vietnam. It was whilst serving in the Navy that he met his future wife Rena, to whom he was happily married for 55 years, becoming the proud father of two children, Debbie and Troy and subsequently a happy grandfather to his two grandchildren.

Jason was an accomplished scholar, attending the University of Southern California and later graduating from Harvard Business School. Following his service with the United States Navy, Jason’s career took him to Capital Group in Los Angeles, an investment management firm, where, during a 36 year career, he specialised as an Investment Analyst in the pharmaceutical and medical products sector. Jason was known to have been an outstanding pharmaceutical analyst, described by his colleagues as being a committed and fearless investor who understood his industry better than anyone.

Jason’s generosity was surpassed only by his razor sharp wit, which those who knew him understood could...

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