Definition of John wanamaker

1. Noun. United States businessman whose business grew into one of the first department stores (1838-1922).

Exact synonyms: Wanamaker
Generic synonyms: Businessman, Man Of Affairs



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Lexicographical Neighbors of John Wanamaker

John Stuart Mill
John Thomas Scopes
John Tradescant
John Trumbull
John Tuzo Wilson
John Tyler
John Tyndall
John Uhler
John Updike
John Van Vleck
John Vanbrugh
John Venn
John Wain
John Walker
John Wanamaker
John Wayne
John Webster
John Wesley
John Wickliffe
John Wiclif
John Wilkes
John Wilkes Booth
John William Strutt
John Witherspoon
John Wyclif
John Wycliffe
John dory
John le Carre
John o' Groats

Literary usage of John wanamaker

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1. Speeches, Correspondence and Political Papers of Carl Schurz by Carl Schurz (1913)
"TO john wanamaker NEW YORK, April 9,. I have received your letter of the 5th instant, and in reply beg leave to submit to you the inclosed copy of two notes ..."

2. The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science by Johns Hopkins University (1888)
"The details had not been perfected john wanamaker. This well-known merchant, employing over 3000 hands in his clothing business in Philadelphia, ..."

3. Famous Living Americans, with Portraits edited by Mary Griffin Webb, Edna Lenore Webb (1914)
"john wanamaker BY IDA ELIZABETH EILEV PERHAPS there are few men to whom the term "public- spirited" is more applicable than to john wanamaker. ..."

4. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1905)
"After the triumphant election of William McKinley in 1896 john wanamaker, who had taken an active part in the campaign, was urged by his friends to become a ..."

5. Story of Our Post Office: The Greatest Government Department in All Its Phases by Marshall Henry Cushing (1892)
"This was all the schooling (to be had in schools) that john wanamaker ever had. Nelson Wanamaker not long after disposed of his Philadelphia business and ..."

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