Kennedy, William J. III

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Name
Kennedy, William J. III Gender: M
born on 6 October 1922 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Durham NC, USA, 36n00, 78w54
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 12°19' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 15°57 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 13°44'



Biography

American black proprietor and financier. He became interested in the insurance industry at the age of nine when working for an uncle, also in the insurance profession. William earned a B.S. in 1942, joined the Army and served in WW II, and achieved an M.B.A. in 1946 and 1948. He became an insurance agent in 1950, learning his way up to President and Chairman of the Board. He founded the insurance company, North Carolina Mutual, and became the first black owned company to attain $1 billion of insurance. By 1983, he had an annual income of more than $73 million and assets of $200 million.

Married, he had one son.

Events

  • Social : End a program of study 1942 (B.S. degree)
  • Work : New Career 1950 (Insurance agent)
  • Financial : Best Period 1983 (Assets of over $200 million)

Source Notes

B.R. in hand from Steinbrecher

Categories

  • Vocation : Business : Insurance fields (Agent and owner)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (WW II)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner (North Carolina Mutual Insurance Co.)
  • Traits : Body : Race (Black)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Rags to riches (Self-made)
  • Traits : Personality : Hard worker
  • Traits : Personality : Ambitious
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One son)
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Meritorious achievement

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