Cyrus McCormick, Jr.

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Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr. (May 16, 1859 – 1936) was an American businessman. He was president of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company from 1884 to 1902.

Biography[edit]

He was the oldest child of inventor Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. (1809–1884) and philanthropist Nancy Fowler (1835–1923). He was born in Chicago on May 16, 1859. Cyrus Jr. married Harriet Bradley Hammond on March 5, 1889. They had three children: Cyrus Hall McCormick III was born September 22, 1890. Elizabeth McCormick was born July 12, 1892. Gordon McCormick was born June 21, 1894.[1]

He was president of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company from 1884 to 1902. He was later president of the merged International Harvester Company starting in 1902.[2] He was also a member of the Jekyll Island Club aka The Millionaires Club, on Jekyll Island, Georgia.[citation needed] He died in 1936. Cyrus Jr.'s brother Harold Fowler McCormick was the husband of Edith Rockefeller.

Family tree[edit]


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Robert McCormick, Jr.
(1780–1846)
 
Mary Ann Hall
(1780–1853)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nancy Fowler
(1835–1923)
 
Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr.
(1809–1884)
 
Mary Ann Grigsby
(1828–1878)
 
William Sanderson McCormick
(1815–1865)
 
Leander James McCormick
(1819–1900)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr.
(1859–1936)
 
Harold Fowler McCormick
(1872–1941)
 
 
 
Joseph Medill
(1823–1899)
 
 
 
 
 
Leander Hamilton McCormick
(1859–1934)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Robert Sanderson McCormick
(1849–1919)
 
 
Katherine van Etta Medill
(1853–1932)
 
William Grigsby McCormick
(1851–1941)
 
Anna Reubenia McCormick
(1860–1882)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Joseph Medill McCormick
(1877–1925)
 
Ruth Hanna
(1880–1944)
 
Robert Rutherford McCormick
(1880–1955)
 
Chauncey Brooks McCormick
(1884–1954)
 
William McCormick Blair, Sr.
(1884–1982)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brooks McCormick
(1917–2006)
 
William McCormick Blair, Jr.
(born 1916)

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