Obituary: BJ Twehues

Barbara Ann “BJ” Twehues, 80, of Fort Thomas, Ky., passed away on Nov.  12. Barbara was the wife of Tom Twehues, the former president of Essex Wire & Cable and one of the first recipients of NAED’s Manufacturer Award. According to her obituary at, she was for many years a fifth-grade school teacher in Milford, Ohio, and Walnut Creek, Calif., and a graduate of the University of Cincinnati.

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