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1838 – John Wanamaker was born on July 11th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. United States department store merchant. 1858 – A devout Presbyterian, he founded the Bethany Sunday School, and supported temperance and the Pennsylvania Blue Laws. 1861 – After a few years as secretary of the Philadelphia Young Men’s Christian Association, he and his new ..

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1949 – Franklin Delano Raines was born on the 14th of January in Seattle, Washington. Graduated from Harvard University, Harvard Law School; and Magdalen College, Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. 1977-1979 – Served as Associate Director for Economics and Government in the Office of Management and Budget and assistant director of the White House ..

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1892 – Mary Pickford, born on the 8th of April in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She was an Oscar-winning Canadian motion picture star and co-founder of United Artists. 1908 – Her film career began, when she met D.W. Griffith, head of Biograph Studios. She began working at Biograph with her friends, Lillian and Dorothy Gish. 1911 ..

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1952 – Born in Rockville Centre, New York   1974 – Graduated from Marymount College, BA   1976-1991 – Worked as field sales representative in Xerox   1992-1995 – Served as vice-president, human resources   1996-1997 – Vice president and staff officer, customer operations worldwide   1998 – Senior vice president and chief staff officer ..

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1795 – Charles Morgan, born this year. He was a U.S. railroad and shipping magnate. He ran the Louisiana and Texas Railroad and Steamship Company. It was Morgan & Garrison, the business partnership of him and C.K. Garrison, who were the recipients of the brief and now very famous letter: "Gentlemen: You have undertaken to ..

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1957 – Andrea Jung, born on Ontario, Canada. She s a Chinese American business executive. 1979 – Received her BA English Literature, in Princeton University. 1994 – First came to Avon as the company’s president in its Product Marketing Group. 1996 – She was given a promotion to President, Global Marketing. 1997 – Promoted to ..

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