John A. Tesiero Jr.
John A. Tesiero Jr. was born in Amsterdam, NY on July 2, 1927. In 1945 he graduated from Wilbur H. Lynch High School and enlisted in the US Army at the age of 17. He served honorably with the Occupation Forces in Belgium and Germany. Upon returning from the European Theater in 1947, he co-founded Cranesville Block Company. In 1950 he married Elizabeth Ann Nellis and had four children. Throughout his life, he worked endlessly to support the City of Amsterdam and his Community. He died on Veterans Day 2015.