Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Tompkins, Daniel A., 1774-1825
Currently viewing results 1 - 2
Daniel A. Tompkins is the South's pioneer machinery agent based in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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.