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Lawrence Giblin Tighe

Lawrence Giblin Tighe, electric power industry executive.


  • Tighe, Lawrence Giblin was born on October 10, 1886 in Saratoga Springs, New York, United States. Son of Thomas C. and Mary (Giblin) Tighe.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools.


    • Salesman General Electric Company, 1909-1912. Assistant manager AuSable Electric Company, Jackson, Michigan, 1913-1916. General superintendent production and distribution Northern Ohio Power & Light Company, 1917-1924, assistant general manager, 1924-1930.

      Vice-president and Akron div. manager and director Ohio Edison corporation since 1930. Chairman executive committee Summit County Civilian Defense Council. Past president Akron Chamber of Commerce, Akron Better Business Bureau.

      Director Akron Young Men’s Christian Association Trustee Catholic Service League. Elk, Knights of Columbus.


    Clubs: Akron City (director), Portage Country, Akron Kiwanis (president).


    • Married Elizabeth Nichols, October 29, 1913. Children: Mary Jane, Daniel Lawrence.
    • father: Thomas C. Tighe
    • mother: Mary (Giblin) Tighe
    • spouse: Elizabeth Nichols
    • children: Mary Jane Tighe
    • Daniel Lawrence Tighe
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