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utility executive

J. Edwin Hobbs, British utility executive. Decorated Bronze star; named to Maryland. Senior Citizen's Hall of Fame, 1988. Trustee Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care, since 1991. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior, past chairman Eastern Shore section); member Maryland. Chamber of Commerce (dist.v.p. 1978-1981), Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce (president 1971, Man of Year 1989), Salisbury Kiwanis (president 1961).

Background

Hobbs, J. Edwin was born on December 9, 1916 in Salisbury, Maryland, United States. Son of Woodland Page and Annie Brown (Leigh) Hobbs.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Salisbury State College, Maryland., 1985.

Career

With, Delmarva Power & Light Company (and predecessors), Salisbury, 1933-1981;manager operations, then vice president, president subsidiary companies, Delmarva Power & Light Company (and predecessors), 1966-1979;assistant to Chairman of the Board, Delmarva Power & Light Company (and predecessors), 1980-1981;retired, Delmarva Power & Light Company (and predecessors), 1981.

Membership

Trustee Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care, since 1991. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior, past chairman Eastern Shore section). Member Maryland Chamber of Commerce (district vice president 1978-1981), Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce (president 1971, Man of Year 1989), Salisbury Kiwanis (president 1961).

Connections

Married Afton Hepworth, September 10, 1946. Children: Steven Edwin, Alan Robert, Walter James, Ann, Ellen.

father:
Woodland Page Hobbs

mother:
Annie Brown (Leigh) Hobbs

spouse:
Afton Hepworth

child:
Steven Edwin Hobbs

child:
Alan Robert Hobbs

child:
Walter James Hobbs

child:
Ann Hobbs

child:
Ellen Hobbs