Milliken chief in Hall of Fame charter class
August 3, 2001,
Lowell, MA — Roger Milliken, chairman and ceo of Milliken & Co., is among the first three leaders elected to the American Textile Hall of Fame, a newly established program honoring dedication and commitment to the U.S. textile industry.
The program will be housed permanently here at the American Textile History Museum — the nation's largest and most comprehensive textile museum.
Elected with Milliken are textile pioneer Samuel Slater and leading electricity-generating company Duke Power. The inaugural class of 2001, selected by the ATHF board of governors, will be honored at the museum at a luncheon and induction ceremony on Sept. 10, 2001.
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