Wood, Robert E. (Robert Elkington), 1879-1969

businessman best known for leadership of Sears, Roebuck and Company

Robert Elkington Wood was an American military officer and business executive. After retiring from the U.S. Army as a brigadier general, Wood had a successful career as a corporate executive, most notably with Sears, Roebuck and Company. A Republican, Wood was a leader in the Old Right American Conservatism movement from the 1920s through the 1960s as well as a key financial backer of the America First Committee prior to the United States' entry into World War II. (Source: Wikipedia)

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