Alvah Curtis Roebuck

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Alvah Curtis Roebuck
Born(1864-01-09)January 9, 1864
DiedJune 18, 1948(1948-06-18) (aged 84)
Chicago, Illinois
OccupationWatch Repairman/Businessman
Known forCo-Founding Sears, Roebuck & Co.

Alvah Curtis Roebuck (January 9, 1864 – June 18, 1948) was an American manager and businessman. He was the founder of Sears, Roebuck and Company with his partner Richard Warren Sears.[1][2]

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  1. "Died". Time (magazine). June 28, 1948. Retrieved 2008-06-14. Alvah Curtis Roebuck, 84, co-founder of Sears, Roebuck & Co. in Chicago. Roebuck organized the mail-order business with Richard W. Sears in 1887, sold out for about $20,000 in 1895, spent 45 years in & out of the firm. His stock answer to people who compared his poverty with his ex-partner's wealth: "He's dead. Me, I never felt better." Cite has empty unknown parameter: |coauthors= (help)
  2. "A. C. Roebuck Dies. Store Cofounder. Partner of Sears in Starting Business in 1891. Sold His Share Early in Century". New York Times. June 20, 1948. Retrieved 2008-06-14. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |coauthors= (help)

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