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
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 USA, Economic 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
In 1999 Stan established an innovative internet education company, Virtualology.com which,
as a survivor of the dot com crash, enjoys 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
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 have 12 children.
In this powerful, historic work, Stan Klos unfolds the complex 15-year U.S.
Founding period revealing, for the first time, four distinctly different United
American Republics. This is history on a splendid scale -- a book about the not
quite unified American Colonies and States that would eventually form a fourth
republic, with only 11 states, the United States of America: We The