|Birth: ||Dec. 23, 1873|
|Death: ||Sep. 27, 1961, USA|
Daughter of Andrew McNally, co-founder of Rand McNally Publishers.
One ship manifest gives her birth date as Dec. 24, 1873.
Her death was September 27, 1961 in Lake Forest, IL. (Chicago Daily Tribune, September 28, 1961, page S15, courtesy Diane Elsasser Snider.)
Annual Announcement of the Chicago Woman's Club (1902), p.35: Members... Bessie McNally Clow.
p. 40: Philanthropy Committee... Margaret S. Clow.
p. 45: Active members:
Bessie McNally Clow, Oct. '00 (A.&L.) address Mrs. Harry B. Clow, 834 North Park Avenue.
Margaret S. Clow, Dec. '94 (P.) address Mrs. Wm. E. Clow, 40 Buena Avenue, Buena Park.
Social Register (Summer 1902). listed
Social Register, Containing the Summer addresses ... Vol XXV no. 48 (June 1911) by the Social Register Association, p. 449:
Clow, Mrs. Charles Rhodes (Harriet L. Barth)…Nantucket, Mass.
Clow, Mr&Mrs Harry B. (Bessie McNally) Lake Forest, IL
Juniors Misses Helen & Marion & Mr. Harry B. Jr. " " "
Social Register (Summer, 1922), p.503:
Clow, Mr&Mrs. Harry B. (Elizabeth F. McNally) phone no. 117, "Lansdowne"
Clow, Misses Helen B. & Marion " "
Junior Harry B. Jr. ….. " " Lake Forest, Ill.
Clow, Mr&Mrs. Kent S. (Frances R. Jones) phone no. 42….Lake Forest, Ill.
Who's Who in Chicago and Illinois: Volume 8 (1945), p. 177: CLOW, Harry Beach, publishing exec.; born Chicago, Ill., Aug. 23, 1901; s. Harry Beach and Elizabeth (McNally) C.; student Chicago Latin Sch.; student Hotchkiss Prep. Sch. Home: University Club...
1940 census: Mrs. H.B. Clow, widow, res. at Lansdowne estate, 128 Moffet Road, Lake Bluff, Lake Co., Ill. All three children were living at home with her.
Chicago Tribune, Sept. 28, 1961, page S-15:
MRS. CLOW DIES
IN HOSPITAL IN
Mrs. Elizabeth McNally Clow, 128 Moffett rd., Lake Bluff, died yesterday in Lake Forest hospital. She was the widow of Harry B. Clow, former president of Rand McNally & Co., who died in 1933.
Mrs. Clow was the only surviving daughter of Andrew McNally, one of the founders of Rand McNally & Co., who came to Chicago in 1858, and was the great-aunt of Andrew McNally III, present president of the company.
She leaves two daughters, Helen and Marion, and one son, Harry B. Clow Jr.
Children of Harry Beach Clow and Elizabeth (Bessie) McNally Clow:
Mary Helen Clow born Nov. 11, 1893, d. Nov 1977 unmarried
Marion Frances Clow born July 31, 1897, d. Sept 1982
Harry Beach Clow Jr. born Aug. 21, 1901
Buried in the McNally-Clow plot to the right of the Swift mausoleum.
Andrew McNally (1836 - 1904)
Delia Hyland McNally (1833 - 1924)
Harry Beach Clow (1869 - 1933)*
Mary Helen Clow (1893 - 1977)*
Marion Frances Clow (1897 - 1982)*
Harry Beach Clow (1901 - 2000)*
Plot: McNally plot
Created by: Ray
Record added: Dec 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82107260