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Oliver Howard Wolfe

Oliver Howard Wolfe, American banker. Mason.


  • Wolfe, Oliver Howard was born on January 7, 1882 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Oliver and Anna (Moyer) Wolfe.

  • Education

    • Educated Radnor (Pennsylvania) public schools. Doctor of Laws, Rutgers University, 1943.


    • With Philadelphia National Bank, 1899-1911 cashier 1915-1940. Vice-president and cashier 1940-1942. Vice president, 1942-1947.

      With American Bankers Association 1911-1915. Manager Philadelphia loan agency. Reconstruction Finance Corporation, February-June, 1932.

      Chief, general office division, Philadelphia Ordnance District, United States Army, 1941-1943. Executive manager Penna. War Finance Committee, United States Treasury, 1944-1945.

      With Young Men’s Christian Association in France, 1918-1919. Served with 1st Division, American Expeditionary Force, later chief of bureau of Personnel, Paris headquarters.


    • Author of various textbooks on banking used by American Institute Banking and by correspondent Schools.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Mason.; Clubs: Union League, Rotary (Philadelphia).; Member faculty Graduate School of Banking, Rutgers University Now retired.


    • Married Elizabeth Roehm, September 4, 1920. Children: Marjorie Louise, Katharine Elizabeth.
    • father: Oliver Wolfe
    • mother: Anna (Moyer) Wolfe
    • spouse: Elizabeth Roehm
    • children: Marjorie Louise Wolfe
    • Katharine Elizabeth Wolfe
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    Born January 7, 1882