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Joseph Bruno Cavallaro, American lawyer. Recipient numerous honors and awards for civic and religious activities. Knight Commander Order of the Holy Sepulchre, 1954.


Cavallaro, Joseph Bruno was born on November 27, 1903 in Brooklyn. Son of Anthony and Josephine (Cafarella) Cavallaro.


Student College City New York, 1920-1922. Bachelor of Laws, Fordham University, 1926. Master of Laws, Brooklyn Law School, 1927.

Doctor of Laws, St. John’s U., 1951.


Admitted to New York bar, 1927. With Wingate and Cullen, Brooklyn, since 1923, member firm, since 1943.


Member of the board higher education, New York City, since 1946. chairman, since 1952. Member American Christian Palestine Committee. Member Brooklyn council Boy Scouts American.

Member of national board American Committee Italian Migration. Treasurer, former president Nocturnal Adoration Society Brooklyn, since 1937. Member Bishop’s Lay Committee for Charities, since 1933.

Member Brooklyn, New York State bar associations, Italian History Society (trustee), Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, American Judicature Society, American-Italy Society, Inc., Brooklyn Cancer Society, Academy Political Science, Catholic Lawyers Guild Brooklyn (trustee), Society St. Vincent de Paul. Knights of Columbus; Clubs: Catholic (New York City).


Married Linda Permegiani, August 22, 1925. Children: Loretta, Joseph Bruno, Richard, John, Peter James.

Anthony Cavallaro

Josephine (Cafarella) Cavallaro

Linda Permegiani

Loretta Cavallaro

Joseph Bruno Cavallaro

Richard Cavallaro

John Cavallaro

Peter James Cavallaro