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Mrs Anita McCormick Blaine
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1866
Manchester
Bennington County
Vermont, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 1954
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Philanthropist. Anita was a wealthy American heiress. She was the daughter of Cyrus and Nancy (Fowler) McCormick. She married Emmons Blaine on September 26, 1889. Emmons was the son of the Hon. James G. Blaine and Harriet (Stanwood) Blaine. A strong supporter of "progressive" educator Col. Francis Parker, she made generous donations to the Francis W. Parker School. She financed the founding of the "leftist" paper The Daily Compass in 1949. In the early 1950's she founded the New World Foundation. Mrs. Blaine was a strong supporter of leftist causes throughout her left. She was widowed young and was also predeceased by her only child, son Emmons Blaine Jr. 
 
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 Parents:
  Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809 - 1884)
  Nancy Fowler McCormick (1835 - 1923)
 
 Spouse:
  Emmons Blaine (1857 - 1892)
 
 Siblings:
  Cyrus Hall McCormick (1859 - 1936)*
  Mary Virginia McCormick (1861 - 1941)*
  Robert McCormick (1863 - 1865)*
  Anita McCormick Blaine (1866 - 1954)
  Alice McCormick (1870 - 1871)*
  Harold Fowler McCormick (1872 - 1941)*
  Stanley Robert McCormick (1874 - 1947)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Graceland Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Dapper
Record added: Oct 30, 2011
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Mrs Anita <i>McCormick</i> Blaine
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Mrs Anita <i>McCormick</i> Blaine
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Mrs Anita <i>McCormick</i> Blaine
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