1834 - Born in Conway, Mass on the 18th of August.
1856 - He was hired in 1856 by the mercantile house of Cooley, Wadsworth and Company, in which he
attained full partnership.
1865 - He and Levi Zeigler Leiter, one of his junior partners.
1867 - Palmer formally withdrew, the organization became known as Field, Leiter.
1868 - Leiter and Company rented from Palmer an ornate building on State Street to serve as their firm's
1826-1902 - Joined the merchandising firm of Potter Palmer.
1881 - He bought out Leiter for $2,500,000, changing the name of the firm to Marshall Field and Company.
1893-1956 - Marshall Field III, founded the Chicago Sun.
1916-1965 - Marshall Field IV, the first Field's great-grandson.
1941 - Marshall Field V, became publisher of the Sun-Times and the Chicago Daily News and chairman of the board of Field Enterprises, Inc. Field family members sold the Sun-Times in 1983.
1906 - Died in New York City on the 16th of January.
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