.V-21 GKKKI.KY (Colo.) TRIBUNE Tut.., M.rch 9,1976 * ,* * :; * * Â·if * * * Aaron Montgomery Ward 1843-1913 Founder of the Mail Order Industry Since Aaron Montgomery Ward began the World's first mail-order business in August of 1872 with $1,600 capital, WARDS has grown immensely, with 1974 sales reaching the $5 billion mark. It is with gratitude we recognize our Country's Bicentennial year. For without the American public, that growth would not have been possible.
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