Clarence W. Wolf, Sr. (R7) Philadelphia (Part) County 1909-1912
Clarence W. Wolf, Sr., born April 9, 1860, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; son of Elias and Amelia Mayer Wolf; public school education; engaged, printing business, envelope manufacturing; banker, director of several manufacturing businesses; presidential elector, 1900; married, Clara Bamberger Wolf, (d.1909), children, Clarence Wolf Jr. and Benjamin Wolf; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1909-1912; died, July 23, 1937; Jewish Hospital for the Aged, Infirmed and Destitute (now Einstein Medical Center), heart ailment, West Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interment, Mount Sinai Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
Founded, president, private banking house, Wolf Brothers and Company, along with his four brothers, 1899; president, Hercules Cement Corporation; director, National Edgebox Company, Standard Machine Company, Superior Zinc Corporation; board of directors, vice president, Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company, 1907-1909; member, Philadelphia Stock Exchange.
President, Mercantile Club, Pennsylvania Society of State Senators; honorary director of Congregation Rodeph Shalom; member, Freemasons, Elks, Third Regiment of the Pennsylvania National Guard.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 7th district, Philadelphia (Part) County, 1909-1912; committee assignments, Banks and Building and Loan Association, Corporations, Finance, Insurance, Judicial Apportionment, Judiciary Special, Public Grounds and Buildings, Public Printing (Chairman).
The Pennsylvania Manual, (1912). Miller, H.P., (Compiler). Baker, W.H., (Assistant Compiler). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 1003, 1010-1013, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 984.