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Archie K. Davis, retired Wachovia banker, died in Winston-Salem March 13, 1998. Among his many accomplishments are a doctoral dissertation on Henry K. Burgwyn, Jr. and establishment of the Thomas Whitmell Davis Fund to support the North Carolina Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Archie K. Davis, retired chairman of the board of Wachovia Bank and Trust Company is the author of a new Civil War biography. The University of North Carolina Press is the publisher of Boy Colonel of the Confederacy: The Life and Times of Henry King Burgwyn, Jr.
In this BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA magazine interview, the staff talks with Archie Davis, a founder of the Research Triangle Park, about the park, its beginnings, its impact on North Carolina and its future.
Archie Davis helped found North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park in the 1960s. The park opened with the goals of providing jobs and working for education on and off campus. Throughout its existence, it has done both by working with the nearby universities and by drawing companies, like IBM, to the area.