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McCormick, Robert R. (Robert Rutherford), 1880-1955

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1880 - 1955

Robert Rutherford McCormick (born July 30, 1880, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.; died April 1, 1955, Wheaton, Illinois) was an American newspaper editor and publisher, popularly known as Colonel McCormick, whose idiosyncratic editorials made him the personification of conservative journalism in the United States. Under his direction the Chicago Tribune achieved the largest circulation among American standard-sized newspapers and led the world in newspaper advertising revenue.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Robert R. McCormick. Manuscripts of Gems of literature and song

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: I-90
Abstract Original typed manuscript for a Christmas songbook assembled for Colonel and Mrs. McCormick by the Chicago Tribune promotion department
Dates: 1953