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Business Leaders in the Piedmont: Working for the Piedmont or Working for Themselves?

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Entrepreneurs transformed the state's industry in the 19th-century. Charlotte's D.A. Tompkin's entrepreneurial endeavors included founding the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER and developing the cottonseed oil industry. Edward Dilworth Latta, also from Charlotte, founded the Charlotte Trouser Company, opened the E.D. Latta and Brothers clothing store, and was president of the Charlotte Consolidated Construction Company.
Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 29 Issue 1, Fall 1989, p24-27, il