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Page entitled : The Wanamaker sons Thomas and Rodman

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About Thomas Wanamaker's conflict with John Wanamaker over the North American's Sunday edition, his death and succession by Rodman Wanamaker.


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Lewis Rodman Wanamaker (1863-1928) was only two years younger than his elder brother Thomas, yet his career at Wanamaker’s took a definitely different way. After graduating from Princeton with a Bachelor of Arts in 1886, he married Fernanda Henry and the couple settled in Paris (France), where he became Wanamaker’s chief purchaser of European goods. In Paris, Rodman Wanamaker also developed his natural interest in art and music and started to  ...

 

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