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May Department Stores

May Department Stores were founded in 1877 by David May in Leadville, Colorado, moving to St. Louis, Missouri in 1905.

Mary Livingstone was working as a lingerie salesgirl here when she met her future husband Jack Benny. Later, the department store was used as a setting in his radio and televion shows.

Today, the May company does business under a variety of different names:

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