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John Wilkie, American Utility executive. Senior member Conference Board; past chairman Hudson River Conservation Society, Dutchess County War Council; director emeritus Regional Plan assosiation, New York; trustee emeritus, former Chairman of the Board Vassar College; Member American Gas Association, Edison Electric Institute, Newcomen Society England, Pilgrims of the United States, Delta Psi.

Background

Wilkie, John was born on January 4, 1904 in New York City. Son of John Lincoln and Edith Blake (Brown) Wilkie.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1923;Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1925;student, Columbia, 1925-1926.

Career

Director, Center Hudson Gas and Electric Company, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1925-1987;statistician, Center Hudson Gas and Electric Company, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1926;successively, assistant treasurer, treasurer, vice president, treasurer, Center Hudson Gas and Electric Company, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1936-1960;vice Chairman of the Board, chief finance officer, Center Hudson Gas and Electric Company, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1960-1964;Chairman of the Board and chief finance officer, Center Hudson Gas and Electric Company, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1964-1968;Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, Center Hudson Gas and Electric Company, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1968-1975;chairman finance committee, audit committee, Center Hudson Gas and Electric Company, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1975-1986;vice chairman of the executive committee, Center Hudson Gas and Electric Company, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1986-1987.

Membership

Senior member Conference Board. Past chairman Hudson River Conservation Society, Dutchess County War Council. Director emeritus Regional Plan Association, New York.

Trustee emeritus, former chairman board Vassar College. Member American Gas Association, Edison Electric Institute, Newcomen Society England, Pilgrims of the United States, Delta Psi. Clubs: Downtown Association, Harvard, Century Association (New York City).

Harvard (Boston); Amrita (Poughkeepsie). Edgartown (Massachusetts) Yacht.

Connections

Married Dorothea Woodruff Jones, June 29, 1932 (divorced). Children– Dorothea Rehn (Mistress D. Lieber), John McNeil, Peter Lex, Edith Blake Wilkie Edwards. Married Margot Loines Morrow, June 30, 1954.

Stepchildren– Stephen Morrow, Faith (Mistress Stephen Williams), Constance (Mistress Michael Fulenwider).

father:
John Lincoln Wilkie

mother:
Edith Blake (Brown) Wilkie

spouses:
Dorothea Woodruff Jones

Margot Loines Morrow

children:
Dorothea Rehn Wilkie (Mistress D. Lieber)

John McNeil Wilkie

Peter Lex Wilkie

Edith Blake Wilkie Edwards Wilkie

Stephen Morrow Wilkie

Faith Wilkie (Mistress Stephen Williams)

Constance Wilkie (Mistress Michael Fulenwider)