• Born date: 1918-06-26
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 2006-04-05
J. B. Fuqua

John Brooks "J.B." Fuqua (pronounced /ˈfjuːkwə/) (June 26, 1918 – April 5, 2006) was a businessman, philanthropist and chairman of The Fuqua Companies and Fuqua Enterprises. The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University is named after him. Born John Brooks Elam, Jr. in Prince Edward County, Virginia and raised on a small tobacco farm, Fuqua formed a number of successful business conglomerates.

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