Rowland Hussey Macy Sr.

Rowland Hussey Macy Sr. bio

Birth Name: Rowland Hussey Macy Sr.

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Place Of Birth: Nantucket

Date Of Birth: August 30, 1822

Date Of Death: March 29, 1877

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Rowland Hussey Macy Sr. was born on the 30th of August, 1822. He was best known for being a Entrepreneur. Founder of R.H. Macy and Company, the department-store chain.

Rowland Hussey Macy Sr. was born in Nantucket. He worked on the Emily Morgan, a whaling ship, where he received the red-star tattoo that later became a key ingredient in Macy’s logo. He opened up a store called R.H. Macy Dry Goods in 1858 in New York City. He pioneered many innovative ways to draw in customers, including a store Santa Claus, various departments, themed exhibits, and illuminated window displays.

Rowland Hussey Macy Sr. was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Rowland Hussey Macy Sr. was born in 1820s.

Rowland Hussey Macy Sr. is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Rowland Hussey Macy Sr.’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Rowland Hussey Macy Sr.’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Rowland Hussey Macy Sr. kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Rowland Hussey Macy Sr. was born in the Year of the Horse.

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REAL NAME: Rowland Hussey Macy Sr.
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Rowland Hussey Macy Sr. was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Rowland Hussey Macy Sr. was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Rowland Hussey Macy Sr. had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Rowland Hussey Macy Sr.’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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