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Joseph M. McCormick

Born: May 16, 1877

Death: Feb 25, 1925

Birthplace: Chicago

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Joseph M. McCormick

Date of Birth : May 16, 1877
Date of Death : Feb 25, 1925
Birth Place : Chicago

Joseph Medill McCormick, known as Medill McCormick, was part of the McCormick family of businessmen and politicians in Chicago. After working for some time and becoming part owner of the Chicago Tribune, which his maternal grandfather had owned, he entered politics. After serving in the State House, he was elected both as a Representative in the United States Congress and later as a US Senator from Illinois. He committed suicide at age 48, a few months after losing his bid for renomination to a second term in the Senate.

Profession


  • Politician
  • Journalist

Also known as


  • Joseph McCormick

Parents


  • Robert Sanderson McCormick

Spouse


  • Ruth Hanna McCormick
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