Aaron Montgomery Ward

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Aaron Montgomery Ward
Aaron Montgomery Ward
Born (1844-02-17)February 17, 1844
Chatham, New Jersey
Died December 7, 1913(1913-12-07) (aged 69)
Chicago, Illinois

Aaron Montgomery Ward (February 17, 1844 – December 7, 1913) was an American entrepreneur from Chicago. He was known for his use of mail order for retail sales to rural customers. Ward continues to be honored as the protector of Grant Park in Chicago.

In 1872 he founded Montgomery Ward, a store which became nationally known.

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