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11361
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J. Harry Cunningham founded the Cunningham Brick Company with several other family members in 1909. Located near Thomasville, the company survived a fire in 1925 that destroyed the plant. Cost to replace the plant was over $100,000. Today, Cunningham's capacity is over 35-million brick per year.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 32 Issue 11, Nov 1974, p116, 228-229, il
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11359
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Gilbert M. Dorland is president of Carolina Steel Corporation, the country's fifth largest industry of its sort in steel fabrication. He is featured in We the People of North Carolina magazine's Businessman in the News.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 32 Issue 11, Nov 1974, p16, 20, 25, 202, por
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11360
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Luther Hodges, former Governor of North Carolina and Secretary of Commerce in the Kennedy Administration, died October 6, 1974. He is remembered in this Bill Armstrong article.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 32 Issue 11, Nov 1974, p58-59, 233, por
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11366
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Brenner Industries of Winston-Salem began over fifty years ago as a small scrap yard. The company has evolved into several diversified companies, all closely related. Sales exceeding $30 million last year came from waste management services, sales of solid waste removal equipment, and resource recovery operations.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 32 Issue 11, Nov 1974, p138, 210-211, por
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11365
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David Pender, a Tarboro native, founded Colonial Stores, Inc. almost seventy-five years ago. The original stores operated under the Pender and D-P names and were among the first to introduce the supermarket, as it is known today, to North Carolina. Today it is a 380-store chain with annual sales exceeding $827 million.
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11363
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Runnymede Mills, Inc. is the oldest industry in Tarboro that is still operated by the same family, the Howards. George Howard and two associates built the mill in 1899, and production of socks for men, women, and children began in 1900. Currently the plant operates three shifts, and production exceeds ten thousand dozen pairs of children's, boys' and girls' socks each week.
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11367
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Hugh R. Perry, D. C. Mace, Johnson Sprott, and Carey Castleberry founded Lee Brick & Tile Company in Sanford in 1946. The company produces 200,000 brick a day, or about 73 million a year. Most of the brick are used in North Carolina or in other eastern states.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 32 Issue 11, Nov 1974, p141-142, 211-212, il
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11370
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W. M. Reese founded the Hickory Printing Company in Hickory in 1917. At his death in 1966, Thomas W. Reese became company president. The company, with plants in Hickory, Asheville, and Valdese, is one of the largest and most successful commercial printing operations in the Southeast and is the recipient of numerous awards for excellence in printing craftsmanship.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 32 Issue 11, Nov 1974, p146-147, 213-214, il, por
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11364
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On October 3, 1901, a group of progressive High Point businessmen organized a new building and loan association. Today, Perpetual Savings and Loan Association is the twenty-second largest savings and loan association in the state.
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11362
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Forest Products Inc. of Statesville is one of North Carolina's leading wholesale lumber firms. Founded in 1958, the company serves the Carolinas and other surrounding Southeastern states.
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11368
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In December 1911, in Greensboro, Charles L. Weill and Marmaduke Robins founded Robins & Weill, one of North Carolina's best-known real estate and insurance agencies. The firm started with insurance, but in 1916, branched out into real estate.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 32 Issue 11, Nov 1974, p143, 212-213, il
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11369
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W. H. Weaver founded Weaver Construction Company, a diversified building organization, in Greensboro in 1940. The company operates in North and South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia.
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11373
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Clyde L. Sullivan, president of Sullivan Wholesale, incorporated in March 1964, assuming ownership of the Schlitz Beer distributorship for Cumberland and six other counties. At that time annual sales were 132,000 cases. Today annual sales are over 1.4 million cases. Sullivan began with a staff of five and four trucks. Ten years later the staff is forty-four with a fleet of twenty-five trucks.
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11375
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Headquartered in North Wilkesboro, in Wilkes County, Jenkins Wholesale Supply is the leading independent building material wholesaler in the Southeast. C. E. Jenkins Sr. founded the company in 1912, and in 1949, it expanded from hardware items into building products and later into manufacturing.
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Record #:
11372
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Alexander Chatham founded the Chatham Manufacturing Company in Elkin in Surry County in 1877. Since then the company has earned a reputation for blankets, upholstery material, apparel cloth, and yarns used in other textile plants. In 1969, the company entered into a joint venture with Scott paper Company to develop a manmade leather substitute.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 32 Issue 11, Nov 1974, p151, 215-216, il, por