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12546
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People who remember Luther Hodges as Governor of North Carolina and later as Secretary of Commerce in the Kennedy Administration, often forget that he had a long career in business. In 1920, he began a thirty-year career with Marshall Fields Mills (now Fieldcrest Mills), immediately after his graduation from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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12544
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Francis H. Fries is an initial member of the North Carolina magazine Business Hall of Fame. He was an early leader in North Carolina's textile and railroading industries but is remembered best as the guiding genius of Wachovia Bank and Trust Company, North Carolina's first statewide bank.
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12540
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Founded in 1877 in Elkin, Chatham Manufacturing Company is one of the oldest textile mills in North Carolina. Alan L. Payne became the eighth CEO in the company's history when he was appointed in August 1985. He is only the third CEO who does not bear the founder's, Alexander Chatham's, surname. We the People of North Carolina magazine features Payne in its Businessman in the News section.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 45 Issue 11, Nov 1987, p10, 12, 14, 78, por
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12545
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John Sprunt Hill is an initial member of the NORTH CAROLINA magazine Business Hall of Fame. He was a successful banker and philanthropist, having founded, among others, the Durham Bank & Trust Company. He was active in public service and in politics, serving a number of terms in the North Carolina General Assembly and as the first State Highway Commissioner.
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12542
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James W. Cannon is an initial member of the NORTH CAROLINA magazine Business Hall of Fame. He is the founder of the Cannon Manufacturing Company (later Cannon Mills) in Kannapolis. In 1898, one of his plants began production of what was to become the world-famous Cannon towels.
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12543
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James B. Duke is an initial member of the NORTH CAROLINA magazine Business Hall of Fame. He was a tobacco tycoon, a farsighted promoter of hydroelectric power, and a great philanthropist.
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12541
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William Henry Belk is an initial member of the NORTH CAROLINA magazine Business Hall of Fame. He was the founder of the Belk department store organization and known as a pioneer merchant in the state and throughout the Southeast.
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12548
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J. Spencer Love came to North Carolina seeking a job in 1919. Four years later he owned the Gastonia Mill and began a textile empire. He later sold the mill, but kept the machinery, moving it to Burlington where it became Burlington Mills. Now Burlington Industries, it is the world's largest textile manufacturing corporation.
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12547
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While a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, William R. Kenan, Jr., participated in the discovery of calcium carbide. He had multiple careers as industrialist, developer, financier, and philanthropist.
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12607
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Richard J. Reynolds is an initial member of the NORTH CAROLINA magazine Business Hall of Fame. He was the founder of the RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company. Among its famous products were Prince Albert pipe tobacco and perhaps the most famous cigarette of all time - Camel.
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12608
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Louis V. Sutton is an initial member of the NORTH CAROLINA magazine Business Hall of Fame. He spent a lifetime working in electric utilities and as president of Carolina Power and Light Company (CP&L) was recognized nationally by fellow power company presidents.
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12606
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John M. Morehead, III, is an initial member of the North Carolina magazine Business Hall of Fame. He was a chemical engineer, inventor, industrialist, and philanthropist.
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