bibliography
NNDB
This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

Winston-Salem, NC

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.ci.winston-salem.nc.us/

Chamber of Commerce:
http://www.winstonsalem.com/

Visitors Bureau:
http://www.visitwinstonsalem.com/

Population:
185776 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1889

County:
Forsyth County

Created artificially by the Post Office in 1889 with the union of Salem (founded 1753) and Winston (founded 1849). A more formal union was achieved in 1913.

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
The Winston-Salem Journal

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
North Carolina School of the Arts
1963
Winston-Salem State University
1892
Wake Forest University
1834
Salem College
1772

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Reynolds American
2004
Krispy Kreme
1937
Hanesbrands
1901
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
1876
R. J. Reynolds
1875
BB&T
1872

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Stephen F. Angel
Business
c. 1956   CEO of Praxair
B.o.B
Rapper
15-Nov-1988   The Adventures of Bobby Ray
Jack O. Bovender, Jr.
Business
16-Aug-1945   CEO of HCA, 2002-09
Howard Cosell
Sports Journalist
25-Mar-1918 23-Apr-1995 Straight-shooting, toupee-wearing commentator
Jennifer Ehle
Actor
29-Dec-1969   Sunshine
Carl Eller
Football
25-Feb-1942   Minnesota Vikings DE
Ben Folds
Singer/Songwriter
12-Sep-1966   Pianist, Ben Folds Five
Mark Grace
Baseball
28-Jun-1964   Former Cubs, Diamondbacks first-baseman
C. Boyden Gray
Government
6-Feb-1943   Conservative activist, lobbyist
Kathryn Grayson
Actor
9-Feb-1922 17-Feb-2010 Show Boat
Pam Grier
Actor
26-May-1949   Blaxploitation queen, star of Jackie Brown
John W. Hanes
Business
3-Feb-1850 22-Sep-1903 Hosiery magnate
Pleasant Hanes
Business
16-Oct-1845 9-Jun-1925 Underwear magnate
Jackée Harry
Actor
14-Aug-1956   Sandra Clark on 227
Robert E. R. Huntley
Business
13-Jun-1929   CEO of Best Products, 1983-88
Stephen Neal
Politician
7-Nov-1934   Congressman from North Carolina, 1975-95
Harold Nicholas
Dancer
27-Mar-1921 3-Jul-2000 Tapdancer, The Nicholas Brothers
Chris Paul
Basketball
6-May-1985   L.A. Clippers point guard
Togo West
Government
21-Jun-1942   US Secretary of the Army, Veterans Affairs

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bob Denver
Actor
9-Jan-1935 2-Sep-2005 Gilligan on Gilligan's Island
Sam Ervin
Politician
27-Sep-1896 23-Apr-1985 US Senator from North Carolina, 1954-74
Clarence Gaines
Basketball
21-May-1923 18-Apr-2005 Winston-Salem Head Coach, 1946-93
Pleasant Hanes
Business
16-Oct-1845 9-Jun-1925 Underwear magnate
Pete Pihos
Football
22-Oct-1923 16-Aug-2011 Hall of Fame End, Philadelphia Eagles
Skip Prosser
Basketball
3-Nov-1950 26-Jul-2007 Xavier, Wake Forest Head Coach
Richard Joshua Reynolds
Business
20-Jul-1850 29-Jul-1918 Founder of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Doc Watson
Guitarist
2-Mar-1923 29-May-2012 Two Days in November



Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile



Copyright ©2013 Soylent Communications

NNDB MAPPER


Black Conservatives


Requires Flash 7+ and Javascript.


Bibliographies

NNDB has added thousands of bibliographies for people, organizations, schools, and general topics, listing more than 50,000 books and 120,000 other kinds of references. They may be accessed by the "Bibliography" tab at the top of most pages, or via the "Related Topics" box in the sidebar. Please feel free to suggest books that might be critical omissions.