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John Lindsay Morehead

John Lindsay Morehead, American textile executive, foundation official. Served from private to Second lieutenant, Air corpus, United States army, 1917-1918.

Background

  • Morehead, John Lindsay was born on October 19, 1894 in Marietta, Georgia, United States. Son of John Motley and Mary (Garrett) Morehead.

  • Education

    • Student of University North Carolina, 1911-1912, Doctor of Laws, 1960. Bachelor of Science, University Virginia, 1916.

    Career

    • With Leaksville Woolen Mills, since 1917, successively general superintendent, vice president, Chairman of the Board, 1917-1929, board chairman, president, since 1929. Executive vice-president, director Brunswick Navigation Company, 1924-1953. Director Charlotte branch Federal Reserve Bank Richmond, 1927-1933.

      Now director Chatham Manufacturing Company Trustee, vice chairman, principal officer John Motley Morehead Foundation, since 1945. Director Business Foundation U. North Carolina, since 1947.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served from private to Second lieutenant, Air corpus, United States army, 1917-1918. Clubs: University (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Louise Nickerson, June 14, 1919. Children: Mary Nickerson (Mistress.
    • father: John Motley Morehead
    • mother: Mary (Garrett) Morehead
    • spouse: Louise Nickerson
    • child: Mary Nickerson (Mrs Morehead
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    Born October 19, 1894
    Died November 9, 1964
    (aged 70)
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