George D. DiCaprio was born in Amsterdam November 16, 1926 and had seven sisters and one brother. George attended Wilbur Lynch High School and then enlisted in the Army as a Private First Class in the Corp of Engineers. On the 19th of September 1950 in South Korea George was seriously wounded in action by a missile. George returned to Amsterdam and married Margaret Zumbolo. They had three children Elizabeth, Mark and Jill.