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John Wanamaker

Born: Jul 11, 1838

Death: Dec 12, 1922

Birthplace: Philadelphia

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

John Wanamaker

Date of Birth : Jul 11, 1838
Date of Death : Dec 12, 1922
Birth Place : Philadelphia

John Vansant Wanamaker was a United States merchant, religious leader, civic and political figure, considered by some to be a proponent of advertising and a "pioneer in marketing." He served as U.S. Postmaster General. Wanamaker was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


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