Alonzo franklin herndon 1858-1927 recorded dates 1858- born a slave 1882- arrives in atlanta 1883- operates barber shop with partner 1902- opens a barber shop at 66 peachtree street which became one of the most elegant establishments in atlanta. An african american barber and entrepreneur, alonzo herndon was founder and president of the atlanta life insurance company, one of the most successful black-owned insurance businesses in the nation. The herndon home is a historic house museum and national historic landmark at 587 university place nw, in atlanta, georgiaan elegant classical revival mansion with beaux arts influences, it was the home of alonzo franklin herndon (1858-1927), a rags-to-riches success story who was born into slavery, but went on to become atlanta's.
S/o adrienne & alonzo franklin herndon president of atlanta life insurance company. Research genealogy for alonzo herndon of virginia, usa, as well as other members of the herndon family, on ancestry. Alonzo herndon september 6, 1905 - atlanta, georgia alonzo franklin herndon was born in social circle, the son of a black mother and a white owner.
Herndon was born into slavery as alonzo franklin herndon on june 26, 1858 his father was his mother’s white owner, so he was kept on the man’s farm. Atlanta life insurance in its early days alonzo franklin herndon (june 26, 1858 walton county, georgia – july 21, 1927) was an african. A short history of the herndon home designated a accomplishments of key actors alonzo franklin herndon building memories project team the alonzo f and. Protected: in memoriam: alonzo franklin herndon, south-view cemetery this content is password protected to view it please enter your password below: password. Pnc bank and jazz 919 wclk celebrates atlanta’s african american business leaders – at his death in 1927, alonzo franklin herndon was atlanta’s wealthiest.
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Genealogy for alonzo herndon (1866 - d) family tree on geni, with over 180 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives. Businessman born a slave and sharecropper, he rose from poverty to become atlanta, georgia's first african-american millionaire, rising as wealthy realtor, insurance magnate, philanthropist and founder and first president of atlanta life insurance company. Alonzo franklin herndon alonzo herndon was born in 1858 as a slave on a plantation in georgia his parents were sophie his mother and also a slave, and frank herndon a white man his owner and master.
Alonzo franklin herndon 1858-1927: alonzo franklin herndon was an african american entrepreneur who founded and was the first president of. The herndon home is a historic house museum and national historic landmark at 587 university place nw, in atlanta, georgiaan elegant classical revival mansion with beaux arts influences, it was the home of alonzo franklin herndon (1858-1927), a rags-to-riches success story who was born into slavery, but went on to become. Over one hundred years ago a former slave, alonzo franklin herndon, founded what would become the atlanta life insurance company a sharecropper from social circle, ga, he parlayed his haircutting skills into the finest men’s barbershop in atlanta, catering to the white businessmen who populated peachtree street until his shop was.
Alonzo and norris herndon: the herndon men defining masculinity by challenging alonzo herndon embodied the typical alonzo franklin herndon was biracial,. The other son, arthur franklin, who died in 1915 was alonzo herndon - 8 november this falls far short of completing any branch of the herndon family. In 1858, alonzo franklin herndon was born into slavery in walton county his mother, sophenie herndon, was a slave and his father, frank herndon, was her master on a farm in social circle, ga.