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Alvah Curtis Roebuck
Birth: Jan. 9, 1864
Death: Jun. 18, 1948

Businessman. Co-founder of Sears and Roebuck Company. Born in Lafayette, Indiana, he began working as a self-taught watchmaker in Hammond Indiana at the age of 22. He answered a classified ad for a watchmaker placed by Richard W. Sears in the Chicago Daily News in 1887. Their association grew into one of the world's best known business parnerships. He also founded a company that manufactured and distributed motion picture projectors and was president of Emerson Typewrtier Company where he invented the "Woodstock" typewriter. (bio by: Bigwoo) 
 
Burial:
Acacia Park Cemetery and Mausoleum
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Top floor of Mausoleum
 
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Originally Created by: Bigwoo
Record added: Apr 13, 2005
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Alvah Curtis Roebuck
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