Katharine and R.J. Reynolds: Partners of Fortune in the Making of the New South

By Gillespie, Michele

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978-0-82033-226-0
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University of Georgia Press


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Reviewed on September 15, 2012  |  Biography

He was born in 1850. She was 30 years younger and college educated while he was rougher, educated in the tobacco fields and markets. In the first biography of Katharine and R.J. Reynolds, Gillespie (history, Wake Forest Univ.) shows how they achieved more together than either would have alone. During their 13-year marriage, they saw R.J. Reynolds Tobacco freed from James Buchanan Duke’s American Tobacco Company monopoly and producing its best bran...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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