Robert R. McCormick

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Robert R. McCormick
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Robert Rutherford McCormick

(1880 -07-30)July 30, 1880
DiedApril 1, 1955(1955-04-01) (aged 74)
Alma materYale
Northwestern University School of Law
Known forChicago Tribune
Political partyRepublican
Amie Irwin Adams (m. 1915–1939)
(her death),
Maryland Mathison Hooper (m. 1944–1955)
(his death)
Parent(s)Robert Sanderson McCormick
Kate Medill
RelativesSee family tree

Robert Rutherford "Colonel" McCormick (July 30, 1880 – April 1, 1955) was an American businessman. He was a member of the McCormick family of Chicago. He became owner and publisher of the Chicago Tribune newspaper.

Further reading[change | change source]

  • John William Tebbel (1947). An American dynasty. Doubleday & Company.
  • Gwen Morgan; Arthur Veysey (February 1985). Poor little rich boy (and how he made good). Crossroad Communications. ISBN 978-0-916445-10-2.
  • Charles Madigan (January 2005). Robert R. McCormick: A Celebration of His Life and Legacy. McCormick Tribune Foundation. ISBN 978-1-890093-19-8.
  • "Citizen Soldier: Colonel McCormick and the Battle for Cantigny" Panel Discussion at the Pritzker Military Library on November 14, 2012