July 11, 1838, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

December 12, 1922, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Saint James the Less Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Son of Nelson Wanamaker and Elizabeth Deshong Kochersperger, Wanamaker was United States Postmaster General in the administration of President Benjamin Harrison (1889–1893). He also founded the Wanamaker’s Department Stores in Philadelphia, New York and Paris. A statue of him was erected outside City Hall in Philadelphia. His works include:

  1. Forest