John E. Aldred

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Aldred and his wife at Wheatley Hills on May 9, 1914

John Edward Aldred (May 15, 1864 – November 21, 1945) was director of United Railways and Electric Company of Baltimore, Maryland. He was president of Consolidated Gas, Electric Light & Power in Baltimore, and the Pennsylvania Water & Power Company He was also the Chairman of the Gillette Safety Razor Company.[1] His home was the John E. Aldred Estate. In 1928, he built the Riverside Congregational Church in Lawrence, MA, which is currently known as United Riverside Congregational Church.


He was born on May 15, 1864, in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He died on November 21, 1945.[2]


  1. ^ "One Dollar". Time magazine. February 27, 1928. Retrieved 2011-03-11. Was injustice done, last week, when Chairman John E. Aldred of the Gillette Safety Razor Company announced that the value of its patents had been suddenly written down from $3,459,500 to $1?
  2. ^ "Funeral of Financier Will Be Tomorrow in Locust Valley". New York Times. November 23, 1945. Retrieved 2011-03-12. A funeral service will be held at 2:15 P. M, tomorrow in the Episcopal Church of St. John's of Lattingtown, Locust Valley, L.I. for John Edward Aldred, ...