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371. Howard "Chick" HOLDERNESS63,169 was born on 2 November 1902 in Tarboro, Edgecombe County, North Carolina.135 He died on 7 May 1992 at the age of 89 in Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina.170

Graduated from Harvard School of Business in 1925. In 1937 he married Adelaide Fortune, daughter of Dr. Mrs. A. F. Fortune of Greensboro, NC Had 5 children. The marriage date given here seems to "off" by a year or so.

In the 1930 Census, Howard, William & Thomas were all living in town in Greensboro, boarding with Charles W. Angler and his wife Josephine. Howard and Thomas were both selling life insurance; William was a lawyer.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The (GA) - May 9, 1992
Deceased Name: Mr. Howard Holderness
Insurance titan
Greensboro, N.C. - Mr. Howard Holderness, 89, the insurance titan who put Jefferson-Pilot and Greensboro on the map in the 1950's, died Thursday after a long illness. Mr. Holderness, former president of Jefferson-Pilot, died at Moses Cone Extended Care Center. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at First Presbyterian Church.

Adelaide Lucinda FORTUNE (private).

Howard "Chick" HOLDERNESS and Adelaide Lucinda FORTUNE had the following children:



Adelaide Lucinda HOLDERNESS.



Dr. Howard HOLDERNESS Jr. (private).



Alexandria Fortune HOLDERNESS.



Richard Thurston HOLDERNESS.



Pamela Louise HOLDERNESS.