Peter M. Slater
Peter Slater was a middle child and a bit of a prankster, not above slipping an occasional cigarette load into his dad’s smokes. He imagines that, if this were then, he would have been diagnosed with attention-deficient hyperactivity disorder. He was always bouncing around, he says, always active. Or maybe he just had an abundance of energy.
Early on, he wasn’t sure which he wanted more – to be the Yankees’ centerfielder or Van Halen’s lead singer. His father owned a company in New York City that sold machines for counting, sorting and wrapping money. more