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Thomas E. Cuffe

Thomas E. Cuffe, American transportation executive. Served as Second lieutenant, United States Army, 1918-1919.


  • Cuffe, Thomas E. was born on August 28, 1898 in Stockdale, Kansas, United States. Son of Thomas Patrick and Mary Sophie (Seufer) Cuffe.

  • Education

    • Student of University California, 1916-1918. Bachelor of Science, Davis U., 1920.


    • Successively district freight agent, freight traffic manager, assistant vice president, freight traffic manager Dollar S.S. Lines, 1921-1938. Vice president in charge Eastern Railway, freight traffic manager American President Lines, 1938-1946. Vice president, general manager Pacific Far East Lines, Inc., San Francisco, 1946-1947, president 1947-1958, Chairman of the Board since 1958.

      American delegate to the United States Maritime Authority meeting, London, England., 1946.


    Served as Second lieutenant, United States Army, 1918-1919.


    • Married Claire E. Behm, January 1, 1941. Children: Thomas Edwin, Mary Caroline, Michael, Patrick.
    • father: Thomas Patrick Cuffe
    • mother: Mary Sophie (Seufer) Cuffe
    • spouse: Claire E. Behm
    • children: Thomas Edwin Cuffe
    • Mary Caroline Cuffe
    • Michael Cuffe
    • Patrick Cuffe
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    Born August 28, 1898
    Died December 22, 1959
    (aged 61)