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1893 Alvah Roebuck

1893 Alvah Roebuck

In addition to being the partner of Richard Sears in Sears, Roebuck, Alvah Roebuck also started a typewriter company and made, and lost a lot of money, in the stock market. He returned to Sears, Roebuck after Richard Sears died in 1914 to work on public relations matters for Julius Rosenwald and to write a company history.

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