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Sir John Blundell Maple, 1st Baronet
... Sir John Blundell Maple, 1st Baronet (1 March 1845 – 24 November 1903) was an English business magnate ... His father, John Maple, had a small furniture shop in Tottenham Court Road, London, and his business began to develop about the time that his son entered it ... John soon took over the practical management of the company, and expanded it considerably ...
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