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mayor , Retail executive

John Montgomery Belk, American retail executive, former mayor. Juvenile Diabetes Foundation; Carolina Citizens Freedom Foundation; chairman The Belk Foundation; Member National Retail Federation (board directors).

Background

Belk, John Montgomery was born in 1920 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Economics, Davidson College, 1943.

Career

Various management positions Belk Stores Services, Inc. and Belk, Inc., 1945—1954, Chief Executive Officer, 1954—1981. Mayor City of Charlotte, North Carolina, 1969—1977. Chief Executive Officer, chairman Belk Stores Services, Inc. and Belk, Inc., 1981—2004.

Board member PubMed Central, Inc. Former board member Wachovia Corporation, Lowe's Company, Coca-Cola. Lieutenant United States Army.

Membership

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. Carolina Citizens Freedom Foundation. Chairman The Belk Foundation.

Member National Retail Federation (board directors).