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Andrew Saks was an American businessman.
He was born to a German Jewish family, in Baltimore, Maryland, Saks became a peddlar and paper boy who moved to Washington, D.C. to establish a men's clothing store. He established a successful clothing business in 1867, and opened a store in New York on 34th Street in 1902 as Saks & Company. Andrew Saks ran the New York store as a family affair with his brother Isadore, and his sons Horace and William. Saks married Jennie Rohr and had two sons Horace and William Andrew and daughter Leila Saks.
- Saks Fifth Avenue Official website