Saturday, December 7, 2013

On This Date in Minnesota History: December 7

December 7, 1863 – “Richard W. Sears was born in Stewartville, Minnesota [on this date]. His mail-order idea developed the A. C. Roebuck Company housed on the seventh floor of the Globe Building in Minneapolis. Renamed Sears, Roebuck and Co., it was headquartered later in Chicago.”

Richard W. Sears

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