Joseph Altomare

1888–1960 (Age 72)

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Altomare was born on 25 April 1888, in Italy, his father, Nicolas Altomare, was 30 and his mother, Carobino, was 22. He had at least 1 son with Guiseppina Zicaro. He lived in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States in 1910 and Bloomfield, Essex, New Jersey, United States in 1940. He died on 1 May 1960, in New Jersey, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Bloomfield, Essex, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Altomare
Guiseppina Zicaro
James Altomare

Spouse & Children

  • Male1888–1960Male

  • Guiseppina Zicaro




Parents & Siblings

  • Nicolas Altomare


  • Carobino




  • Raffaelle Angelo "Ralph" Altomare


  • Male1888–1960Male

  • Louis Altomare


World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Age 6

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 19

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Italian: from a southern variant of Aldemaro, a personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements ald ‘old’, ‘wise’ + mar ‘fame’.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Altomare in household of Nicholas Altomare, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph Altomare, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph Altomare, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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