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J. C. PENNEY COMPANY, INC.
6501 LEGACY DRIVE
PLANO, TX 75024
Stockholder Meeting to be held on 05/15/09
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Meeting Type: Annual
Meeting Date: 05/15/09
Meeting Time: 10:30 A.M., CDT
For stockholders of record as of: 03/16/09
JCPenney Home Office
6501 Legacy Drive
Plano, TX 75024-3698
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Directors recommend a vote FOR Proposals 1, 2 and 3. Directors recommend a vote AGAINST Proposal 4.
1. Election of Directors: Boards nominees for Directors for the term set forth in the Proxy Statement are:
1h. L. H. Roberts
Nominees: 1i. J. G. Teruel
1a. C. C. Barrett 1j. R. G. Turner
1b. M. A. Burns 1k. M. E. Ullman, III
1c. M. K. Clark 1l. M. E. West
1d. T. J. Engibous
2. To ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as independent auditor for the fiscal year ending January 30, 2010;
1e. K. B. Foster
3. To approve the adoption of the J. C. Penney Company, Inc. 2009 Long-Term Incentive Plan; and
1f. K. C. Hicks
1g. Burl Osborne
4. To consider a stockholder proposal relating to adoption of principles for health care reform.