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McCormick Family


Primary source of wealth: International Harvester (now known as Navistar International), and the now-defunct Chicago Times newspaper.

Ranked #10 by wealth in America's 60 Families.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Cyrus McCormick
15-Feb-1809 13-May-1884 Invented grain harvester
Robert McCormick
30-Jul-1880 1-Apr-1955 Xenophobe in the Tribune Tower
Alicia Patterson
15-Oct-1906 2-Jul-1963 Founder of Newsday
Cissy Patterson
7-Nov-1881 24-Jul-1948 First female newspaper publisher
Joseph Medill Patterson
6-Jan-1879 26-May-1946 Founder of New York Daily News

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