FRANK DEL BALSO - Forty five years in the excavating and building business have brought great success to Frank
Del Balso. treasurer of Frank Del Balso & Sons, Inc., No. 1662 Boston Road, The Bronx, New York City. To much
of the older, as well as the more recent construction, in that rapidly growing part of New York this concern can
point as the result of their good workmanship. Frank Del Balso, founder of the company, was born in Campobasso,
Italy, February 23, 1865, son of Antonio and Angelina Del Balso, both of whom died in Italy.
Frank Del Balso was educated in the public schools of his native town and came to the United States at the age
of twenty one. It was in 1890 that he established' his present business, and as his sons grew up. they joined him,
and the firm was incorporated under its present name of Frank Del Balso & Sons. Inc. The father is treasurer,
Anthony is president, and Nicholas secretary, and from one hundred and fifty to two hundred men are employed. Mr.
Del Balso is a member of the Italian-American Business Men's Association. His religious affiliation is with St.
On September 4, 1892. Frank Del Balso married, in New York City, Marie Carozza, daughter of Antonio and Stella
Carozza, both living. Children: 1. Anthony, born February 5, 1894, married. 2. Nicholas, born February 5. 1899,
married. 3. Angelina. horn January 5, 1902. 4. Joseph, born June 5, 1904.
The Bronx and its people
A History 1609-1927
Board of Editors: James L. Wells,
Louis F. Haffen
Josiah A. Briggs.
Historian: Benedict Fitspatrick
Publisher: The Lewis Historical Publishing Co., Inc.
New York 1927
Bronx County, NY
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