James Cash Penney’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 16, 1875

Death Date

Feb 12, 1971

Age of Death

95 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack

Place of Death

Feb 12, 1971



The entrepreneur James Cash died at the age of 95. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Well-named entrepreneur who started the J.C. Penny Company in 1913.

He was with his third wife Caroline Marie Autenrieth for over 40 years. Over the course of his three marriages, he had three sons and two daughters.



“Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.” (James Cash Penney)


“The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison.” (James Cash Penney)


“Clock watchers never seem to be having a good time.” (James Cash Penney)


“Change is vital, improvement the logical form of change.” (James Cash Penney)


“The well-satisfied customer will bring the repeat sale that counts.” (James Cash Penney)