Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922

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birth 1838‑07‑11
death 1922‑12‑12
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Biographical notes:

John Wanamaker was founder of a Philadelphia department store.

From the description of Collection, 1779-1892. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122632980

John Wanamaker, 1838-1822. Born Philadelphia, created first department store, pioneered use of price tags, money back guarantees, newspaper ads, and white sales. Instituted employee health care, pensions, and fringe benefits.

Samuel Sydney McClure, 1857-1949. Founder, editor, and publisher of McClure's Magazine.

J.W. Clarke. Editor and writer at McClure's Magazine.

William Orton Tewson, 1877-1941. Born Penge, Surrey, England, editor and columnist.

From the description of Letters to The S.S. McClure Co for J.W. Clarke and Mr. Tewson, 1889 April 23 and 1911 July 4. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 60358776

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