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J. Theodore Wolfe

utilities executive.

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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

Connections

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