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  McCormick, Joseph Medill
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameJoseph Medill McCormick
Address55 Cedar Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611, United States
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Born May 16, 1877
DiedFebruary 25, 1925 (47 years)
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Jan 13, 2019 08:03pm
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Info (husband of Ruth Hanna McCormick), a Representative and a Senator from Illinois; born in Chicago, Ill., May 16, 1877; attended preparatory school at Groton, Mass.; graduated from Yale University in 1900; engaged in newspaper work as reporter, publisher, and owner of the Chicago Daily Tribune, and later purchased an interest in the Cleveland Leader and Cleveland News; war correspondent in the Philippine Islands in 1901; vice chairman of the national campaign committee of the Progressive Republican movement 1912-1914; elected to the State house of representatives in 1912 and 1914; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1917-March 3, 1919); elected to the United States Senate in 1918 and served from March 4, 1919, until his death; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1924; chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Labor (Sixty-sixth Congress), Committee on Expenditures in Executive Departments (Sixty-seventh and Sixty-eighth Congresses); committed suicide in Washington, D.C., on February 25, 1925; interment in Middlecreek Cemetery, near Byron, Ogle County, Ill.


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FAMILY
Wife Ruth Hanna McCormick Jun 10, 1903-Feb 25, 1925
Father Robert S. McCormick 1849-1919
Grandfather William S. McCormick 1815-1865
Great-Grandfather Robert Hall McCormick 1780-1846
Grand Uncle Cyrus Hall McCormick 1809-1884
Mother Katherine "Kate" McCormick 0000-
Grandfather Joseph E. Medill 1823-1899
Father In-Law Marcus Alonzo Hanna 1837-1904

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RACES
  04/08/1924 IL US Senate-R Primary Lost 41.01% (-0.69%)
  11/05/1918 IL US Senate Won 50.50% (+5.58%)
  09/11/1918 IL US Senate - R Primary Won 48.13% (+14.95%)
  11/07/1916 IL At-Large Won 27.21% (+0.80%)
  09/13/1916 IL At-Large-R Primary Won 29.17% (+9.80%)
  09/13/1916 IL District 12-PRG Primary Lost 40.00% (-20.00%)
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