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John Lindsay Morehead

textile executive , foundation official

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.

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