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  2. Harry Gordon Selfridge - Wikipedia

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    Harry Gordon Selfridge, Sr. was an American retail magnate who founded the London-based department store Selfridges. His 20-year leadership of Selfridges led to his becoming one of the most respected and wealthy retail magnates in the United Kingdom. He was known as the 'Earl of Oxford Street'. Born in Ripon, Wisconsin, and raised in Jackson, Michigan, Selfridge delivered newspapers and left school at 14 when he found work at a bank in Jackson. Selfridge eventually obtained a stock boy position

  3. Harry Gordon Selfridge | British merchant | Britannica

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    Harry Gordon Selfridge, (born Jan. 11, 1858, Ripon, Wis., U.S.—died May 8, 1947, London, Eng.), founder of Selfridges department store in London. The son of a small storekeeper in Wisconsin, Selfridge at age 21 joined the wholesale-retail firm of Field, Leiter and Company (later Marshall Field and Company) in Chicago, where he worked for 25 years and became a junior partner.

  4. Harry Gordon Selfridge - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

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    Harry Gordon Selfridge, Sr. (11 January 1858 – 8 May 1947) [1] was an American - British business owner. He founded the London -based department store Selfridges. He was one of the most respected and wealthy retail businessmen in the United Kingdom . Early life[ change | change source] Selfridge was born in Ripon, Wisconsin. [2]

  5. Harry Gordon Selfridge - Wikiquote

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    circa 1910 Harry Gordon Selfridge (January 11, 1858–May 8, 1947) was an American-British retail magnate who founded the London-based department store Selfridges after retiring as Marshall Field 's partner, opening and selling Harry G. Selfridge and Co. in Chicago in only 2 months, and moving to England.

  6. Harry Gordon Selfridge, Jr. was born on April 2, 1900, in Chicago, Illinois. He was the second son and fourth child of Rosalie Amelia Buckingham and Harry Gordon Selfridge. The family moved to London, England, where his father in 1909 established Selfridges, a department store that would revolutionize shopping...

  7. Harry Gordon Selfridge: 10 Things You Might Not Know

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    in Features Reading Time: 2 mins read 1. Harry Gordon Selfridge was born in Ripon, Wisconsin, on January 11, 1864. 2. At the age of 12 Selfridge created a boy’s monthly magazine with schoolfriend Peter Loomis, making money from the advertising carried within. 3.

  8. Harry Gordon Selfridge (1900 - 1976) - Genealogy

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    Harry Gordon Selfridge Jr. was born on 2 April 1900 at Chicago, Illinois. He was the son of Harry Gordon Selfridge and Amelia "Rose" Buckingham. He married Charlotte Elsie Dennis on 10 June 1940 at Libertyville, Illinois. He left Selfridges in England and returned to the U.S. in 1940 where he continued to work as a retail executive.

  9. Harry Gordon Selfridge Sr. Birth 11 Jan 1858 Ripon, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, USA Death 8 May 1947 (aged 89) Putney, London Borough of Wandsworth, Greater London, England Burial St. Mark Churchyard Highcliffe, Christchurch Borough, Dorset, England Plot In south part of graveyard about half-way down beside the west fence. Memorial ID

  10. The Lovers of Harry Selfridge - HubPages

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    Harry Gordon Selfridge, the creator of the famous London store 'Selfridges', became fabulously rich, was a great family man, supportive husband and fond father but he had two fatal flaws - gambling and womanising.

  11. What happened to Gordon Selfridge Jr? - TimesMojo

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    Harry Gordon Selfridge, (born Jan. 11, 1858, Ripon, Wis., U.S.—died May 8, 1947, London, Eng.), founder of Selfridges department store in London. Does Mr Selfridge cheat on his wife? Selfridge has a long history of cheating on his wife; he conducts an affair with Ellen, then after a period of faithfulness to his wife, has a one night stand. … One of the heads of the department cheats on his terminally-ill wife with another woman; they have been involved for many years.

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