Student, Chicago Technology College, 1941-1943.
Secretary-treasurer, Olivieri Brothers, general contactors, Chicago, 1947-1960; president, chairman, East Side Bank & Trust Company, Chicago, since 1960.
1st lieutenant C.E., Army of the United States, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member East Side Chamber of Commerce (president 1975, 76), Flossmoor Country Club, Knights of Columbus, Lions.
Married Adelaide T. Leonard, February 8, 1948. Children: Joseph J. Junior, Linda, Michael, Evelyn, Thomas.