Horace R. Kornegay
Kornegay attended Wake Forest College in 1947 and received his Bachelor of Science. During this time, Kornegay served December 14, 1942 to February 1, 1946 in the United States Army and came here in Europe for use. In 1949 he received his Bachelor of Laws ( LL.B. ) and was recorded in the same year in the legal profession. Kornegay now began to practice in Greensboro. After he was deputy district attorney from 1951 to 1953, he was elected district attorney of the 12th District of North Carolina in 1954. In 1958, his re-election.
Politically, Kornegay operated in the Democratic Party. He was a delegate to the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City and was chosen for his party in the 87th Congress, and the following three conventions. There he took from 3 January 1961 to January 3, 1969 the state of North Carolina in the House of Representatives of the United States. In 1968, he opted not to run again.
After retiring from politics Kornegay worked for Tobacco Institute, Inc., and had there in each succession to the post of Vice- President ( January 1969 to June 1970 ), the the President ( June 1970-February 1981 ), as well as the Chief Executive Officer ( February 1982 to December 1986) held. After that he started from January 1987 back to Greensboro to practice as a lawyer and lived in that city until his death in 2009.