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J. Chadbourn Bolles

Chadbourn

1936 - 1970

Fabric & Apparel

1930 b. 1905
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateUniversity of Pennsylvania
Personal
Born-Died1905
BirthplaceNorth Carolina (NC)
RaceWhite
FatherProfessional
Era - 1930

Under Bolles dynamic direction which spanned 34 years, Chadbourn grew from a small hosiery operation with $500,000 in annual sales to an international and diversified textile and apparel complex with $68 million in sales. Through strategic acquisitions and internal capital investments, Bolles created an impressive record of market value growth and appreciation. His foresight in targeting the international market enabled Chadbourn to continue to post sales increases despite the downturn in U.S. demand for hosiery products.