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Encyclopedia > William Sanderson McCormick

William Sanderson McCormick (November 2, 1815September 27, 1865) was a Virginia farmer and Chicago businessman, one of the owners of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. November 2 is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 59 days remaining. ... The Battle of New Orleans 1815 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... September 27 is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1865 (MDCCCLXV) is a common year starting on Sunday. ... Cyrus Hall McCormick (February 15, 1809 - May 13, 1884) of Virginia was an Irish American farmer, inventor, businessman, marketer, and newspaper editor. ...


McCormick was the son of Robert Hall McCormick, who invented the reaper. He joined his brothers Cyrus and Leander in Chicago to establish a manufacturing company to produce the reaper. Robert Hall McCormick Robert Hall McCormick (June 8, 1780 - July 4, 1846) was an American inventor who invented numerous devices including a version of the reaper which his eldest son Cyrus would patent in 1834. ... The reaper was a horse-drawn farm implement invented in 1831 and patented by Cyrus McCormick in 1834 to cut small grain crops. ... Cyrus Hall McCormick (February 15, 1809 - May 13, 1884) of Virginia was an Irish American farmer, inventor, businessman, marketer, and newspaper editor. ... Leander J. McCormick Leander James McCormick (February 8, 1819 - February 20, 1900) of Virginia was born to the Irish American farming family of Robert and Mary Anne Hall McCormick in Rockbridge County, Virginia. ...


McCormick was the father of Robert Sanderson McCormick (who served as U.S. Ambassador to Austria-Hungary, Russia and France) and William Grigsby McCormick, and grandfather of U.S. Senator Joseph Medill McCormick, Robert R. McCormick (editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune) and William McCormick Blair (founder of William Blair and Co., a Chicago-based investment firm). Robert Sanderson McCormick (July 26, 1849 – April 16, 1919) was a United States diplomat, born in Rockmount, Virginia. ... An ambassador, rarely embassador, is a diplomatic official accredited to a foreign sovereign or government, or to an international organization, to serve as the official representative of his or her own country. ... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ... William Grigsby McCormick (June 3, 1851- November 29, 1941) was one of the founders of the Kappa Sigma fraternity, and a member of the McCormick family of Virginia and Chicago, Illinois. ... Joseph Medill McCormick (May 16, 1877 - February 25, 1925) was a Representative and a Senator from Illinois. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Chicago Tribune is a major daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois. ...


 
 

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