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William Victor Gallo

William Victor Gallo, American cartoonist. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1942-1945. Member New York Boxing Writers (president), National Cartoonists Society (president, Milt Caniff Lifetime Achievement award 1999), Baseball Writers, Professional Football Writers, Turf Writers, New York Press Association, (award 1986), Society Silurians, Society Illustrators.

Background

  • Gallo, William Victor was born on December 28, 1922 in New York City. Son of Francisco and Henrietta (Caballero) Gallo.

  • Career

    • With New York Daily News, since 1941, sports cartoonist, sports columnist, since 1960, associate sports editor, since 1984.

    Works

    • One-man show, Spectrum Fine Arts Gallery, New York City, 1981. Works represented in permanent collection, Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, New York, Syracuse University archives.

    Membership

    Served with United States Marine Corps, 1942-1945. Member New York Boxing Writers (president), National Cartoonists Society (president, Milt Caniff Lifetime Achievement award 1999), Baseball Writers, Professional Football Writers, Turf Writers, New York Press Association, (award 1986), Society Silurians, Society Illustrators.

    Connections

    • Married Dolores Rodriguez, March 13, 1950. Children: Gregory, William.
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    Born December 28, 1922
    • 1941
      With New York Daily News
    • 1960
      With New York Daily News