About the Authors

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About
About

Sal Santoro

Route 66 Guy

Sal Santoro is a graduate of Seton Hall University, having earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. For thirty-five years he worked in Marketing and Business Development in the United States, Canada and Europe for United Parcel Service (UPS) before retiring in 2006. Sal is a member of the international Cadillac & LaSalle Club (CLC) and its Suncoast Region. He is a past President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer of the Cadillac Club of North Jersey (CCNJ) and former editor of “Caddy Chatter”, the newsletter of the CCNJ. He has also served as Publicity Chairperson. He is the co-writer and co-photographer of the magazine article "Getting Our Kicks, in a Cadillac" (Hemmings Motor News, March, 2010). Sal spends much of his time as curator of “Cadillac Sal’s Mirage Garage”, a remarkable facility he created to indulge his love of everything Cadillac. Sal and his wife Jan love traveling, particularly cruising (aboard cruise ships and in classic Cadillacs) and call New Jersey home when not “snow-birding” on the Gulf Coast of Florida.

Bob Walton

Route 66 Guy

Bob Walton earned both Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Montclair State College. He proudly served his country as an Army Reserve officer. For more than thirty-seven years Bob was a public school teacher before retiring in 2008. Bob is a member of the international Cadillac & LaSalle Club (CLC) and its Raritan River Region. He is the founder (1991) and past President of the Cadillac Club of North Jersey (CCNJ). He was the editor of “Caddy Chatter”, the newsletter of the CCNJ, for many of the past twenty years. He has also served as Publicity Chairperson. Bob is the co-writer of and co-photographer of the article, "Getting Our Kicks, in a Cadillac" (Hemmings Motor News, March 2010). He is the author of and photographer for "Unique Auto and Truck: Mining for Vintage Gold in New Jersey" ("Cars and Parts Magazine" July, 2006) and author of "Of Paramount Importance" (The Robb Report, December 1986). Bob loves to travel and has ventured to thirty-eight states (thirty-two of them in vintage Cadillacs) and twenty countries. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, Sharon. His greatest joy is being the father of two wonderful daughters.