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J. Theodore Wolfe

J. Theodore Wolfe, American utilities executive. Member American Gas Association (director), president 1958-1959).


  • Wolfe, J. Theodore was born on August 22, 1908 in Leetsdale, Pennsylvania. Son of Chester Butler and Mary (Hughes) Wolfe.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Pennsylvania State University, 1930. Master of Business Administration, Harvard, 1932. Special student Johns Hopkins, 1932-1933.


    • With Consolidated Gas Electric Light & Power Company of Baltimore (name changed to Baltimore Gas & Electric Company 1955), since 1932, beginning as methods investigator, successively assistant executive offices, assistant vice president, vice president, executive vice-president, director, 1950-1957, president, 1957-1961, chairman board and chief Executive officer, since 1961. Director Provident Savings Bank, Baltimore National Bank, Black & Decker Manufacturing Company, Maryland. Casualty Company, Commercial Credit Company President Baltimore Young Men’s Christian Association, 1951-1954.

      Vice president Baltimore Community Chest, 1951-1955, now Joint Fund Committee, Baltimore Director Edison Electric Institute, Goucher College, Garrison Forest School, Baltimore.


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Member American Gas Association (director), president 1958-1959). Clubs: Merchants, Engineers, Maryland Elkridge. Baltimore Country. Seaview Country.


    • Married Evelyn Clayton Reid, February 14, 1936. Children: William Courtney, Mary Ellen.
    • father: Chester Butler Wolfe
    • mother: Mary (Hughes) Wolfe
    • spouse: Evelyn Clayton Reid
    • children: William Courtney Wolfe
    • Mary Ellen Wolfe
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    Born August 22, 1908
    Died March 3, 1963
    (aged 54)