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



  • 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 41 Collections and/or Records:

Tribune Company. J. Howard Wood (1901-1988) papers - I

Identifier: X-29

Papers related to J. Howard Wood's activities as an officer of the Tribune Company

Dates: 1947 - 1966