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Lawrence Giblin Tighe

electric power industry executive.

Lawrence Giblin Tighe, electric power industry executive.

Background

Tighe, Lawrence Giblin was born on October 10, 1886 in Saratoga Springs, New York, United States. Son of Thomas C. and Mary (Giblin) Tighe.

Education

Educational public schools.

Career

Salesman General Electric Company, 1909-1912. Assistant manager AuSable Electric Company, Jackson, Michigan, 1913-1916. General superintendent production and distribution Northern Ohio Power & Light Company, 1917-1924, assistant general manager, 1924-1930.

Vice-president and Akron div. manager and director Ohio Edison corporation since 1930. Chairman executive committee Summit County Civilian Defense Council. Past president Akron Chamber of Commerce, Akron Better Business Bureau.

Director Akron Young Men’s Christian Association Trustee Catholic Service League. Elk, Knights of Columbus.

Membership

Clubs: Akron City (director), Portage Country, Akron Kiwanis (president).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Nichols, October 29, 1913. Children: Mary Jane, Daniel Lawrence.

father:
Thomas C. Tighe

mother:
Mary (Giblin) Tighe

spouse:
Elizabeth Nichols

children:
Mary Jane Tighe

Daniel Lawrence Tighe