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William Sanderson McCormick

Born: Nov 2, 1815

Death: Sep 27, 1865

Birthplace: Rockbridge County

Nationality: United States

William Sanderson McCormick

Date of Birth : Nov 2, 1815
Date of Death : Sep 27, 1865
Birth Place : Rockbridge County

William Sanderson McCormick was an American businessman who developed the company that became the major producer of agricultural equipment in the 19th century. The business became the International Harvester corporation after his death. Although he died relatively young with most of the fame going to his brothers, his extended McCormick family continued to be influential in the politics and business of Chicago.


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