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John W. Rowe
May 18, 1945 ~ September 24, 2022 (age 77) 77 Years Old
John W. Rowe was Chairman Emeritus of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation, an electric utility serving Chicago, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, DC.
Rowe led Exelon from its formation in 2000 through the completion of its acquisition of Constellation Energy in 2012. Rowe previously held chief executive officer positions at the New England Electric System and Central Maine Power Company, served as general counsel of Consolidated Rail Corporation, and was a partner in the law firm of Isham, Lincoln & Beale. Rowe is a past chairman of Edison Electric Institute. He was the non-executive Chairman of the Board of SunCoke Energy and previously served on the boards of Northern Trust, Allstate, UnumProvident and Bank Boston.
He was a former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and the Advisory Council to the Oriental Institute. Rowe was a former chairman of the Commercial Club of Chicago, the Chicago History Museum, The Field Museum and Illinois Institute of Technology. He was a member of the boards of the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Artis-Naples, Kids First Chicago, the Illinois Network of Charter Schools, New Horizons of Southwest Florida, the Northwestern University Settlement House, The Pritzker Military Library, and a past president of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. He was a co-chairman of the American Business Immigration Coalition. The Rowes have founded two Professorships of Architecture and a Chair in Sustainable Energy at IIT, as well as the Rowe Chair in the History of American Politics, the Rowe Professorship in Byzantine History and the Rowe Professorship in Greek History at the University of Wisconsin, the Rowe Center in Virology at the Morgridge Institute, the Curator of Evolutionary Biology at the Field Museum and the Rowe Professorship in Egyptian history at the University of Chicago. The Rowes co-founded the Rowe-Clark Math and Science Academy and the Rowe Elementary/Middle School. They also served as patrons of the Pope John Paul II parochial school.
Rowe holds undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Wisconsin, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and the Order of the Coif. He has also received that university’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Rowe holds honorary doctorates from the University of Wisconsin, DePaul University, Illinois Institute of Technology, Drexel University, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, Bryant College, Thomas College and Dominican University.
Rowe and his wife, Jeanne, reside in Naples and Chicago, as does their son, William.
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Thursday October 13, 2022 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM St. William Catholic Church 601 Seagate Drive Naples, FL 34108
Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday October 13, 2022 10:00 AM St. William Catholic Church 601 Seagate Drive Naples, FL 34108
Thursday October 13, 2022 12:30 PM Club Pelican Bay 707 Gulf Park Drive Naples, FL 34108