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Altman, Benjamin

Born: 1840 AD
Died: 1913 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Businessmen, Philanthropist

1840 – He was born in New York City on the 12th of July.

1865 – He opened his first dry-goods store in Manhattan.

1865 – He founded his first store on Third Avenue and 10th Street which later relocated and expanded on 19th Street and 6th Avenue.

1906 – He moved his dry-goods store to the uptown section. He founded the B. Altman & Co.

1930 – He made one of the early entries in the suburbs with branches opening in East Orange, White Plains and Manhasset.

1913 – He died in New York on the 7th of October.