WOLFE, Leroy J., attorney-at-law, was born in Newberry township, York county, Pa., September 18, 1858, and is a son of Jacob B. and Annie E. ( Landis ) Wolfe, both natives of Pennsylvania; the former deceased, and the latter still surviving and residing in Middletown, Pa. This family consisted of four children who lived to maturity. Silas, who graduated from West Point Military Academy in 1878, and is now a captain of the regular army of the United States, and Leroy J., are the only surviving members. Those deceased are: Addison L., and Catherine. Leroy J. was educated in the public schools of York county, the Academy, and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1881. He read law with John A. Burtin, Esq., of Philadelphia, and was admitted to practice at Dauphin county bar in 1882, to practice in Supreme Court of Pennsylvania in 1885, and to Supreme Court of United States in 1891.
He was married in New Cumberland, Pa., December 27, 1881, to Miss Tyrza B. Shoop, daughter of Samuel J., and Sarah Shoop, and to their union have been born two children, Isabella S. and Leroy S.. In political views Mr. Wolfe is a Republican, and both he and his Mrs. Wolfe are members of the Presbyterian church.