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Amorosi, Samuel A.

1913  -  1988

<p>Samuel A. Amorosi was born May 9, 1913 in Somerville, MA, the son of George and Marietta (Ciprotti) Amorosi. The family moved to Leominster, MA when Samuel was young. He graduated from the School of the Worcester Art Museum in 1932.</p> <p>George and Samuel worked at Standard Pyroxoloid Company in Leomister, MA, where they designed mirrors and combs for vanity sets during the 1930s. He went on to become one of the first employees at Banner Mold &amp; Die Company where he worked as a tool and die maker for 32 years, retiring in 1979.</p> <p>The SU Special Collections Research CenterPlastics Collection contains pencil drawings of comb designs presumably drawn by George and/or Samuel Amorosi and bound volume of photocopies of sketches.</p> <p><a href="http://library.syr.edu/digital/guides/a/amorosi_fam.htm">See Amorosi Family Collection</a></p>
 
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