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date: 27 February 2021

Lewis, John Spedanlocked

  • Bernard Miller
  • , revised by Geoffrey Tweedale


Lewis, John Spedan (1885–1963), department store owner and industrial reformer, was born in Marylebone, London, on 22 September 1885, the elder son of John Lewis (1836–1928), a Somerset draper who from 1864 built up a successful retail business in Oxford Street, and his wife, ...

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