Wolfe, William K.(born: 1926 - died: 2002)
William K. Wolfe, born in Bowling Green, KY, was the former executive director of the Greater Cleveland Urban League, 1972-1984; he is credited with developing the organization into a multi-million dollar operation. He was a past president of the Ohio Welfare Conference and had begun his social work career with the Dayton YMCA. He also founded the Black Professional Association of Cleveland.
Wolfe had also been head of the Urban League in Westchester County, NY, and was the housing coordinator for the New York Housing Authority.
Wolfe was a social work graduate of Springfield College and Adelphi University. For more see A. Baranick, "William K. Wolfe, led Urban League," Plain Dealer, 12/31/2002, Metro section, p. B7.