Mr. Lindsey [was] a native of [North Carolina] and has lived in Durham [since 1888]. "He [was] a thoroughly experienced man in his chosen line and has every facility for the handling of his large business, and is a popular man in all circles."
Lindsey ran the WC Lindsey Insurance Company, which was started by WH McCabe. In 1898, "[Lindsey] entered the office as assistant, and [in 1905] succeeded to the business as sole proprietor and manager. The office occupies rooms 1 and 2 in the Wright building and is connected with the phone number 41."