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entrepreneur , investor , venture capitalist , business executive

Louis Elwood Wolfson, Entrepreneur, venture capitalist, investor ( fin: inv. service)business executive. award Yeshiva U., 1958. member of national advisory council Synagogue Council American; member of New York Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association Named Honorary Alumnus, Hebrew U. Jerusalem; Member Academy Political Science, American Iron and Steel Institute, National Conference of Christians and Jews, Thoroughbred.

Background

Wolfson, Louis Elwood was born on January 28, 1912 in St. Louis. Son of Morris David and Sarah (Goldberg) Wolfson.

Education

Student of University Georgia, 1930-1933.

Career

; children— Marcia E., Stephen P., Gary L., Martin D. Married Patrice Jacobs, December 30, 1972. With M. Wolfson & Company, Jacksonville, Florida, 1934-1949.

Officer, director Florida Pipe & Supply Company, Inc., Jacksonville, 1934-1949, M L and S Corporation, Jacksonville, 1946-1956. President Southern Pipe & Supply Company, Orlando, Florida, 1948-1957. Controlling stockholder Tampa Shipbldg.

Company, Inc. (Florida), 1945-1948. Officer Ceco Agency Corporation, Jacksonville, since 1948. Chairman of the Board Merritt-Chapman and Scott Corporation, New York City, 1951-1969, president, 1953-1959.

Chairman of the Board New York Shipbldg. Corporation, Camden, New Jersey, 1953-1961, chairman of the executive committee, 1961-1969. Chairman of the Board Capital Transit Company, Washington, 1951-1956, Newport Steel Corporation (Kentucky), 1954-1956.

Owner Harbor View Farm, Jacksonville, since 1958. Trustee Georgia Student Education Fund Inc., Mount Sinai Hospital, Miami Beach, Florida, Georgia Gridiron Secret Society;member of advisory committee Boys' Estate. Member of national advisory council Synagogue Council American.

Member of New York Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association Named Honorary Alumnus, Hebrew U. Jerusalem. Recipient Charter Day award Yeshiva U., 1958.

Membership

Trustee Georgia Student Education Fund Inc., Mount Sinai Hospital, Miami Beach, Florida, Georgia Gridiron Secret Society. Member advisory committee Boys' Estate. Member national advisory council Synagogue Council American.

Member of American Iron and Steel Institute, Academy Political Science, American Horse Council Inc., Florida Thoroughbred Breeders Association, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, Thoroughbred Club American, National Conference of Christians and Jews, New York Horsemen's Benevolent and Protecctive Association.

Connections

Married Florence Ruth Monsky, 1936 (deceased 1968). Children: Marcia E., Stephen P., Gary L., Martin D. Married Patrice Jacobs, December 30, 1972.

father:
Morris David Wolfson

mother:
Sarah (Goldberg) Wolfson

spouses:
Florence Ruth Monsky

Patrice Jacobs

children:
Marcia E. Wolfson

Stephen P. Wolfson

Gary L. Wolfson

Martin D. Wolfson