Frederick Starr on front page of The NY Times


Frederick Brown Starr, the former CEO of Thomasville Furniture, was listed on the front page of the Sunday edition of The NY Times along with almost 1,000 other people who have died from the coronavirus. “They were not simply names on a list,” The NY Times wrote. “They were us.”Click the video player above to see Starr’s name on the front page of The NY Times.Starr, a longtime executive of Thomasville Furniture and Natuzzi Americas, died April 2 at the age of 87 from coronavirus complications.In 1974, Starr joined Thomasville Furniture Industries and became president and CEO eight years later.In 2001, Starr came out of retirement to become the president and CEO of Natuzzi Americas, which was based in High Point.Starr also served as vice-chairman of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro; treasurer of the Reynolda House Museum of American History; board member of High Point University; board member and honorary chairman of the PGA Wyndham Championship; chairman of the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival and board president of the Eastern Music Festival.Click the video player below to see the full page and Starr’s entry.

Frederick Brown Starr, the former CEO of Thomasville Furniture, was listed on the front page of the Sunday edition of The NY Times along with almost 1,000 other people who have died from the coronavirus.

“They were not simply names on a list,” The NY Times wrote. “They were us.”

Click the video player above to see Starr’s name on the front page of The NY Times.

Starr, a longtime executive of Thomasville Furniture and Natuzzi Americas, died April 2 at the age of 87 from coronavirus complications.

In 1974, Starr joined Thomasville Furniture Industries and became president and CEO eight years later.

In 2001, Starr came out of retirement to become the president and CEO of Natuzzi Americas, which was based in High Point.

Starr also served as vice-chairman of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro; treasurer of the Reynolda House Museum of American History; board member of High Point University; board member and honorary chairman of the PGA Wyndham Championship; chairman of the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival and board president of the Eastern Music Festival.

Click the video player below to see the full page and Starr’s entry.



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