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Gordon Selfridge

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Harry Gordon Selfridge (1858–1947), department store owner, of Selfridge and Co

1858 Born at Ripon, Wisconsin, USA

1909 Opened his new store in Oxford Street, London

1927 Acquired Whiteleys department store

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Sources of Information

  • Biography, ODNB