Joseph Macaluso, 1984-1985
Joseph Macaluso, 1984-1985

Joseph V. Macaluso was born in Brooklyn, New York.  He attended high school at Peekskill Military Academy and left New
York in 1956 to attend Murray State University, where he was a roommate of Kelley Gamble’s father.  He also attended WKU and UofL.  Subsequently, he married Barbara Dodson Macaluso and they had three children: Joseph, Melissa Macaluso-Brooks, and James.  They are all married and live in Louisville.  They have presented Joe with the treasures of life—six grandchildren! He proclaims to be a better Kentuckian than most saying, “Most Kentuckians were born here, but I chose it!”