Portrait of Henry Vollers.
Henry Louis Vollers (1859-1922) was born in Wilmington, NC, the son of German immigrants. Vollers was in the grocery business, a member of the firm of Turrentine, Vollers & Company in 1889. He opened his own wholesale grocery business, H.L. Vollers Company, several years later and was also President of the Independent Manufacturing Company, which operated a shingle mill in Castle Hayne, NC. Vollers served as a member of the Board of County Commissioners from 1900 to 1912, and was director of both the Wilmington Savings Bank and Trust Company and the Murchison National Bank. He was an active member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, where he served as secretary of the Church Council for 28 years. He is buried in Oakdale Cemetery.
New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Bankers; Grocery trade
County Commissioners Digital Collection, New Hanover County Public Library
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