Oct 25, 2004 Issue #9

Cover Story

'King of the Mills' Major Dies

New York Andrew Major, long-time head of Mastercraft Fabrics, died on Oct. 15 at the age of 83. Major joined the company after serving in World War II. He became president in 1960 and in 1969 he and the late Harry Turpan became the principal owners of the company which had moved from New Jersey to North Carolina.