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Lewis Rodman Wanamaker

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: March 09, 1928 (65)
Atlantic City, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Wanamaker, U.S. Postmaster General and Mary Erringer Wanamaker
Husband of Fernanda Antonia Wanamaker
Ex-husband of Violet Douglas Marie Wanamaker
Father of Fernanda Wanamaker; John Wanamaker, II and Anne Marie Louise Wanamaker
Brother of Thomas Brown Wanamaker, Sr.; Horace Wanamaker; Harriett E. Wanamaker; Mary "Minnie" Brown Warburton and Elizabeth "Lillie" Wanamaker

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About Rodman Wanamaker

Rodman, a Princeton graduate, lived in France early in his career and is credited with creating a demand for French luxury goods that persists to this day. Rodman was credited with the artistic emphasis that gave the Wanamaker stores their cachet and also was a patron of fine music, organizing spectacular organ and orchestra concerts in the Wanamaker Philadelphia and New York stores under music director Alexander Russell.

Princeton University Class of 1886.

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Rodman Wanamaker's Timeline

February 13, 1863
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
December 9, 1887
Age 24
Jenkintown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States
August 1, 1890
Age 27
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
March 9, 1928
Age 65
Atlantic City, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States