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Robert Sanderson McCormick
Birth: Jul. 26, 1849
Rockbridge County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 1919
Hinsdale
DuPage County
Illinois, USA

US Diplomat. The nephew of Cyrus McCormick, he graduated from the University of Virginia and joined the family's company manufacturing farm implements, later becoming involved in the grain brokerage business. In 1876 he married Katharine Van Etta Medill, the daughter of Joseph Medill. When Robert Todd Lincoln served as US Ambassador to Great Britain McCormick was his private secretary. In 1901 McCormick was named US Minister to Austria-Hungary, serving until 1902 when he was named Ambassador to Russia. In 1905 McCormick was appointed Ambassador to France, where he served until ill health brought on by his service in Russia forced him to retire in 1907. Robert S. McCormick was the father of Joseph Medill McCormick, and father in law of Ruth Hanna McCormick. He was also the father of Robert R. McCormick(bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Sanderson McCormick (1816 - 1865)
  Mary Ann Grigsby McCormick (1828 - 1878)
 
 Spouse:
  Katherine Van Etta Medill McCormick (1853 - 1932)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Medill McCormick (1877 - 1925)*
  Robert Rutherford McCormick (1880 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Sanderson McCormick (1849 - 1919)
  William Grigsby McCormick (1851 - 1941)*
  Ruby McCormick Blair (1860 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Graceland Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: Dec 24, 2008
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Robert Sanderson McCormick
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Robert Sanderson McCormick
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