Diamond Matthew Riddick

Taneya | September 13, 2009 |

RIDDICK, Diamond Matthew, real estate; born at Creswell, N.C., Feb. 4, 1873; son of Richard and Emily (Reeves) Riddick; ed. N.C. State Normal School; married Loney A. Overton of Elizabeth City, N.C., Apr. 1, 1908; 2 children; Alice, Milton.  Worked on father’s famr to age of 18; farm foreman for M.M. Alexander, 3 years; removed to Boston, Mass., 1894; in real estate business, W. Summerville, Mass., since 1912; chairman investment board Harding, Cox & Martin real estate syndicate.  Progressive.  Methodist. Mason.  Address: 69 A. Elmwood St. W. Somerville, Mass.

Source: Mather, Franklin Lincoln [Ed.]. Who’s Who of the Colord Race: a General Biographical Dictionary of Men and Women of African Descent. Volume 1.  Chicago, Ill. 1915. Available at Google Books