Joseph Malcewicz was born on March 17, 1897 in Utica, New York, the son of Anthony and
Helen Malcewicz, immigrants from Poland.  The family lived at 1 Hoyt Street in Utica, and
his parents worked in a grocery store.  Joe had two brothers, Frank and John, and two
sisters, Wanda and Martha.  His mother's maiden name was Cichoski.




Around 1922, Joe Malcewicz was using the identity, "Joe Ginsberg," and newspapers
claimed that he was striving to be the first Hebrew heavyweight wrestling champion.






In January 1960, Malcewicz trained footballer "Big Daddy" Gene Lipscomb.






Research by Tim Hornbaker
Joe Malcewicz Wrestling History
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