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  Annual

J. C. PENNEY COMPANY, INC.      

  For holders as of:

 

  March 21, 2011

     

  Date:      May 20, 2011

 

      Time:     10:00 a.m. CDT

     

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  6501 Legacy Drive

 

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             Voting Items                                  
                      

 

Directors recommend a vote FOR Proposal 1.

              
1.  

Election of Directors: Board’s nominees for Directors for the term set forth in the Proxy Statement are:

 

            
  Nominees:          Directors recommend a vote FOR  Proposals 2, 3 and 4.     
  1a.   William A. Ackman             
  1b.   Colleen C. Barrett          2.  

To ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as independent auditor for the fiscal year ending January 28, 2012.

    
                   
  1c.   Thomas J. Engibous                
  1d.   Kent B. Foster          3.  

To approve the amendment of the Company’s Restated Certificate of Incorporation, as amended, and Bylaws, as amended, to eliminate supermajority voting.

    
                      
  1e.   Geraldine B. Laybourne                
                      
  1f.   Burl Osborne         

 

4.

 

 

Advisory vote on executive compensation.

    
                      
  1g.   Leonard H. Roberts          Directors recommend a vote of 1  YEAR for Proposal 5.     
  1h.   Steven Roth                
 

 

1i.

 

 

Javier G. Teruel

         5.  

Advisory vote on frequency of holding an advisory vote on executive compensation.

    
  1j.   R. Gerald Turner                
  1k.   Mary Beth West                
  1l.   Myron E. Ullman, III                
                      
                      

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