THE OBITUARY JULY 16 OF ARTHUR WOLTER JR. SHOULD HAVE SAID THAT HE ATTENDED THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN. ALSO, THE NAME OF HIS DAUGHTER, PAMELA LEGGE, WAS MISSPELLED. (PUBLISHED 07/17/99)
Arthur Wolter Jr., 75, a lawyer who retired in 1986 as a minority business specialist with Harry Diamond Laboratories, died of prostate cancer June 22 at his Olney home.
He had lived in the Washington area since 1960, working for the Federal Trade Commission, the Presidential Clemency Board and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, where he developed minority business programs.
He also was in private practice in Wisconsin and Washington.
Dr. Wolter was a native of Milwaukee and a graduate of the University of Milwaukee, where he also received a law degree and doctorate in law.
He served in the Army in Europe during World War II.
He joined the FTC staff in Chicago in 1957.
Dr. Wolter, who received superior achievement awards for his federal work, played violin in Gilbert and Sullivan companies in the Washington area.
He taught at Lutheran Church of St. Andrew in Wheaton, where he also sang in the choir, played violin and did evangelism outreach.
He was a member of Delta Theta Phi law fraternity.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Grotte Wolter of Olney; three children, Pamela J. Legg of Rockville, Larry A. Wolter of Brookeville and Melanie J. Cummings of Damascus; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.