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Sears, John Georgelocked

(1870–1916)
  • Michael Haynes

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Sears, John George (1870–1916), shoe manufacturer and retailer, was born on 6 February 1870 in Northampton, the eldest child of James Sears, leather seller and shoe manufacturer, and Amelia (née Cushion), both of Northampton. After attending a local elementary school Sears was apprenticed in the shoe trade, working for the ...

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