Oral History Information
Job TitleFormer Vice President
Company NameG. Leblanc Corporation
Ralph Zumpano worked in the Kenosha, Wisconsin, Leblanc plant most of his professional career. Ralph married Vito Pascucci’s sister and was alongside Vito from the very beginning of the opening of Leblanc in the United States in 1947. Over his long career Ralph held many positions, becoming Vito’s right-hand man, overseeing production within the factory and helping to establish new products. Ralph’s friendship with Vito went back to the years before World War II when Vito’s brothers ran a music store, which is where Vito learned to repair musical instruments.