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Vance Criswell McCormick
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Birth: Jun. 19, 1872
Harrisburg
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 16, 1946
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA

Vance Criswell McCormick was born in Harrisburg, Pa. He attended Harrisburg Academy before furthering his education at Yale University. While at Yale he was a member of the football team and in 1893 he was named to Walter Camp's All American Team as the first team quarterback. Following graduation, at is girlfriend's urging, he visited the Carlisle Indian School in Carlisle Pa. to help them organize their first team.

A life long Democrat, McCormick was active in local, state and national politics. At various times he served on Harrisburg's City Council, as Mayor of Harrisburg, delegate to the Democratic National Convention and served as chairman of the Democratic National Committee. In 1914 he was the Democratic standardbearer for the govenorship but lost. He was also an advisor to then President Woodrow Wilson. 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry McCormick (1831 - 1900)
  Annie Criswell McCormick (1840 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Gertrude Howard McCormick (1874 - 1953)
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Buehler McCormick (1869 - 1941)*
  Vance Criswell McCormick (1872 - 1946)
  Mary Cameron McCormick (1873 - 1883)*
  Isabel McCormick (1876 - 1876)*
  Hugh McCormick (1878 - 1879)*
  Annie McCormick (1879 - 1964)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Harrisburg Cemetery
Harrisburg
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Glenn Koons
Record added: Apr 13, 2006
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Vance Criswell McCormick
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Vance Criswell McCormick
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