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Caroline Estelle Pitkin McCready
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Birth: 1877
Oak Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep., 1957

Graduated from Wellesley College in 1902. Co-founded the Economy Shop and Infant Welfare Society in Oak Park.

Mrs. McCready was married to Edward W. McCready, owner of the McCready Cork Company in Chicago. Mr. McCready and their daughter Suzanne were killed in an auto accident in Maryland in 1919. Mrs. McCready donated $200,000 to establish the Edward W. McCready Memorial Hospital in her husband's native Crisfield, Maryland. In 1942, Mrs. McCready donated to Beloit College a large collection of Asian art objects in memory of her father, Edward Pitkin, a long-time College trustee. She never remarried. 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward Hand Pitkin (1846 - 1918)
  Lillie Elizabeth Morey Pitkin (1851 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Edward Washington McCready (1860 - 1919)*
 
 Children:
  Suzanne McCready (1911 - 1919)*
 
 Siblings:
  May Pitkin Wallace (1872 - 1976)*
  Frank Lewis Pitkin (1875 - 1904)*
  Caroline Estelle Pitkin McCready (1877 - 1957)
  Florence Emily Pitkin (1880 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Home Cemetery
Forest Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Debbie B
Record added: Jul 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55697066
Caroline Estelle <i>Pitkin</i> McCready
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Caroline Estelle <i>Pitkin</i> McCready
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Thank you for our hospital.
- Olive's Branch
 Added: Mar. 28, 2014

- Candy Taylor
 Added: Apr. 26, 2013
 
 
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