Schenectady man, 101, inducted into Veterans Hall of Fame
Joseph Gentiluomo, 101, of Schenectady, who holds the patent on the modern bowling ball, was inducted Monday into the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame.
Gentiluomo served from 1942 to 1946, including time in Okinawa and Korea. He received many commendations and awards.
The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute graduate worked for General Electric and IBM, and holds 28 patents for different golf balls and a mechanical hand that was used by NASA.