are no meetings in June, July, August, and November.|
Guests are welcome. Bring a friend!
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
The Life and Times of Andrew Johnson
J. C. Knowles is a well-known speaker and teacher with an amazing
resumé. 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
Raleigh/Wake County School Board 15 years, the North Carolina Historical Commission
for six years, and the President Andrew Johnson Commission for 10 years.
J. C. and his wife were married on July 21, 1954, on national television. He was born in
North Carolina, on June 28, 1928, and raised at the Oxford Orphanage 1930–1943. He served
the Merchant Marines and the U. S. Army, and he taught North Carolina History to
graders for six years as a volunteer.