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