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Something You Might Not Have Known: J.B. Fuqua



By the time J.B. Fuqua died in 2006, he was known as the father of the modern conglomerate corporation, and he had amassed a giant fortune.

What people might not know is that Fuqua’s was a rags to riches story, and it began right here in Augusta.

J.B. Fuqua was fascinated as he grew up with t...

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  1. I thought I knew a lot about J. B., but now I know so much more, thanks for the insight and well written article about the growth and history of Augusta through just one of the many financial leaders to past through and grow here before moving on. I remember hearing he made almost all his emplyees at WJBF rich when he sold it off, or was that George Wise with WBBQ.

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