Marshall Field

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Field in c. 1890s

Marshall Field (August 18, 1834 – January 16, 1906) was an American businessman. He was the founder of Marshall Field and Company, the Chicago-based department stores.

Field was born on August 18, 1834 in Conway, Franklin County, Massachusetts.[1] He was married two times. Field had two children. He died on January 16, 1906 in New York City, New York from pneumonia, aged 71. He was buried in Graceland Cemetery in Uptown, Chicago.

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  • "People & Events: Marshall Field (1834-1906) and Midwestern Commerce". Chicago: City of the Century. PBS Online. 2003. Retrieved 2008-05-27.
  • Rhoads, Mark (2006-08-22). "Illinois Hall of Fame - Marshal Field". Illinois Review. Retrieved 2008-05-27.
  • Wendt, Lloyd and Herman Kogan, (1952) Give the Lady What She Wants! The Story of Marshall Field & Company. New York: Rand McNally and Company