our summer hiatus.
Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Olivia Raney Local History Library
4016 Carya Drive
Raleigh, NC 27610
Speaker: J. C. Knowles
Topic: The Life and Times of Andrew Johnson
J. C. Knowles is a well-known speaker and teacher with an amazing resume. He
is the official Ambassador of Apex, North Carolina, and he was the 2007 Apex
Citizen of the Year. He is a publisher, writer, auctioneer for 44 years
(retired), North Carolina Historian, a member of the Apex Rotary Club, the
Swift Creek Exchange Club, and the Kiwanis Club of Raleigh. He served on the
Raleigh/Wake County School Board 15 years, the North Carolina Historical
Commission for six years, and the President Andrew Johnson Commission for
J. C. and his wife were married on July 21, 1954, on national television. He
was born in Wallace, North Carolina, on June 28, 1928, and raised at the
Oxford Orphanage 1930-1943. He served in the Merchant Marines and the U. S.
Army, and he taught North Carolina History to fourth graders for six years
as a volunteer.
Meetings are free and open to the public. Guests are welcome. Bring a
friend! Refreshments will be served during social time after the