Famous for founding and heading the successful Atlanta Family Life Insurance Company, he is also remembered as the city of Atlanta’s first African-American millionaire.
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|FULL NAME:||Alonzo Herndon|
|BIRTH DATE:||June 26, 1858|
|AGE:||161 years old|
Alonzo Herndon is a Entrepreneur. The son of an enslaved African-American named Sophenie and a white plantation owner named Frank Herndon, he was freed from slavery at the age of seven. His child Norris B. Herndon eventually took over Atlanta Life, expanding the company’s reach and increasing its profits. Before making his fortune in insurance, he established a successful barbershop and pursued a career in real estate investment.
DID YOU KNOW His Atlanta homestead, Herndon Home, became a United States National Landmark in the year 2000.
FACT Herndon and the prominent writer and abolitionist Frederick Douglass both spent their early years in slavery.
Currently, Alonzo Herndon is 161 years old. He will celebrate his 162nd birthday on a Saturday, June 26th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Alonzo Herndon’s zodiac sign is Cancer. According to astrologers, Cancer’s life pursuit is constant reassurance and intimacy and a secret desire to feel safe (emotionally, spiritually, romantically and financially). People of this zodiac sign like art, home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers and revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are: tenacious, highly imaginative, loyal, emotional, sympathetic, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.
Alonzo Herndon was born in the Year of the Horse. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they’re overly frank with others. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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