Hugh Y. Rienhoff, 76, Alloy Cladding founder founder

August 09, 2004

Hugh Young Rienhoff, founder and president of Alloy Cladding Inc. and a former longtime Roland Park resident, died of a stroke Thursday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 76.

Mr. Rienhoff was born in Baltimore and raised in Roland Park. He was the son of Dr. William F. Rienhoff Jr., a noted Johns Hopkins Hospital surgeon.

He was a graduate of Woodberry Forest School in Woodberry Forest, Va., and attended the University of Virginia, the Johns Hopkins University and the University of Baltimore.

A self-employed corrosion engineer, Mr. Rienhoff was the founder of Alloy Cladding Inc., which was associated with the paper and pulp industry. He sold the business and retired in 1984.

Since 1969, Mr. Rienhoff had been a resident of Naples, Fla., where he was a member of the Moorings Country Club. He was also a member of the Maryland Club and Elkridge Club.

An avid golfer, he also enjoyed reading and travel.

A celebration of his life will be held at 4 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Elkridge Club, 6100 N. Charles St.

Mr. Rienhoff is survived by his wife of 35 years, the former Anne "Bo" Bolling; a son, Hugh Y. Rienhoff Jr. of San Carlos, Calif.; two daughters, Alexandra C. Rienhoff of Baltimore and Kemper R. Chapman of Easton; a stepson, Chadwick J. Pfeiffer of New Orleans; two brothers, Dr. William F. Rienhoff III of Worton and Francis C. Rienhoff of Ruxton; and five grandchildren.

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