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Richard B. Wolf

Richard B. Wolf, American textiles executive. Achievements include patents for COLESETA yarn. Decorated Air medal, Distinguished Flying Cross. President Worcester (Massachusetts) Citizens Plan E Association, 1958—1959; Member of Knitted Textile Association (board directors), Harvard Club of Miami, Harvard Club of New York, Alman Flying Club, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Wolf, Richard B. was born on June 12, 1921 in New York City. Son of Charles and Rosalie (Zeamans) Wolf.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science summa cum laude, Harvard University, 1941.

    Career

    • General manager MKM Hosiery Mills, Rochdale, Massachusetts, 1946—1961. President Colebrook Mills. division Bobbie Brooks, Hialeah, Florida, 1961—1976, Richland Mills, Hialeah, since 1976. Chairman Tintex, Inc., Opa Locka, Florida, 1986.

      Captain United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for COLESETA yarn.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    President Worcester (Massachusetts) Citizens Plan E Association, 1958—1959. Member of Knitted Textile Association (board directors), Harvard Club of Miami, Harvard Club of New York, Alman Flying Club, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Edith N. Wilson, October 25, 1943.
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    Born June 12, 1921
    • 1941
      Harvard University
    • 1946 - 1961
      General manager, MKM Hosiery Mills
      Rochdale, United Kingdom
    • 1961 - 1976
      president, Colebrook Mills. division Bobbie Brooks
      Hialeah, Florida, United States
    • 1976
      president, Colebrook Mills. division Bobbie Brooks
      Hialeah, Florida, United States

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