TITLE

Julius Erving elected to Proffitt's board of directors; First Black member

PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
Jet;10/20/97, Vol. 92 Issue 22, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that basketball legend and businessman Julius `Dr J' Erving has been elected to the board of directors for Proffitt's Inc. Erving as the first African American to be appointed to the board; Background information on Proffitt; Other businesses that Erving is involved in.
ACCESSION #
9710195481

 

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