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textile manufacturing executive

James Harper Barnhardt, American Textile manufacturing executive. Trustee Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte, 1952-1988, Alexander Children's Center, Charlotte, 1955-1960, Queen's College, Charlotte, 1965-1980, Davidson (North Carolina) College, 1972-1985. First lieutenant United States Army, 1942-1946. Member Charlotte Rotary Club, Charlotte City Club, Charlotte Country Club, Capital City Club.

Background

Barnhardt, James Harper was born on December 5, 1913 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. Son of Thomas Marshall and Caroline (Harper) Barnhardt.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Textile Manufacturing, North Carolina State University, 1935. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Davidson College, 1990. HHD (honorary), Queen's College, 1991.

Career

Chairman of board, Barnhardt Manufacturing Company, Charlotte, North Carolina, since 1935.

Membership

Trustee Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte, 1952-1988, Alexander Children's Center, Charlotte, 1955-1960, Queen's College, Charlotte, 1965-1980, Davidson (North Carolina) College, 1972-1985. First lieutenant United States Army, 1942-1946. Member Charlotte Rotary Club, Charlotte City Club, Charlotte Country Club, Capital City Club.

Connections

Married Eleanor Wilson Hayes, September 17, 1941. Children: James Harper Junior, Sadler H.

father:
Thomas Marshall Barnhardt

mother:
Caroline (Harper) Barnhardt

spouse:
Eleanor Wilson Hayes

child:
James Harper Junior Barnhardt

child:
Sadler H. Barnhardt