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  2. Cyrus McCormick Jr. - Wikipedia

    Cyrus Hall McCormick Jr. (May 16, 1859 – June 2, 1936) was an American businessman. He was president of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company from 1884 to 1902. [1] Life and career McCormick was the eldest child of inventor Cyrus Hall McCormick Sr. and philanthropist Nancy Fowler. He was born in Washington, D.C. on May 16, 1859. [2]

  3. Cyrus McCormick | Biography, Invention, Reaper, & Facts

    Cyrus McCormick, in full Cyrus Hall McCormick, (born February 15, 1809, Rockbridge county, Virginia, U.S.—died May 13, 1884, Chicago, Illinois), American industrialist and inventor who is generally credited with the development (from 1831) of the mechanical reaper. McCormick was the eldest son of Robert McCormick—a farmer, blacksmith, and ...

  4. Cyrus McCormick - Wikipedia

    Cyrus Hall McCormick was born on February 15, 1809, in Raphine, Virginia. He was the eldest of eight children born to inventor Robert McCormick Jr. (1780–1846) and Mary Ann "Polly" Hall (1780–1853). As Cyrus' father saw the potential of the design for a mechanical reaper, he applied for a patent to claim it as his own invention.

  5. Walden: Cyrus McCormick Jr's Lake Forest Estate - Glessner House

    Cyrus McCormick Jr. died in 1936 (the same year as John Glessner). His second wife Alice Holt McCormick had the main house demolished in 1955, but several elements of the original estate survive.

  6. Freedom: A History of US. Biography. Cyrus McCormick, Jr. | PBS

    Cyrus McCormick, Jr. His father (with his grandfather's help) had invented the mechanical reaper and built a large corporation. Cyrus, Jr., took over the company.

  7. Cyrus McCormick, Inventor of the Mechanical Reaper - ThoughtCo

    Cyrus McCormick (February 15, 1809–May 13, 1884), a Virginia blacksmith, invented the mechanical reaper in 1831. Essentially a horse-drawn machine that harvested wheat, it was one of the most important inventions in the history of farm innovation.

  8. When Sergei Prokofiev came to Chicago | Chicago Symphony ...

    In the summer of 1917, Chicago businessman Cyrus McCormick Jr., the farm machine magnate, met composer Sergei Prokofiev, then 26, while on a business trip to Russia. Prokofiev was unknown to McCormick, but the composer recognized the distinguished American’s name at once, because the estate his father had managed owned several impressive ...

  9. Cyrus H. McCormick, Jr. and the Root Commission | Wisconsin ...

    His face was the patient and rather stolid type. The little girl, on the contrary, had a very winsome, bright, intelligent and responsive face. This description is from the Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr., Subject File, and more information related to Russia in general also can be found in those papers.

  10. Cyrus McCormick, Jr. and Sons | Photograph | Wisconsin ...

    Studio portrait of Cyrus McCormick, Jr. and his sons (?) dressed in three-piece suits and neckties. The men are (left to right): Gordon McCormick(?); Cyrus McCormick, Jr. and Cyrus McCormick III ("Cyrusie").

  11. McCormick, Cyrus Hall, Jr. (1859-1936) · Jane Addams Digital ...

    Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr. was the son of inventor Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. He became president of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company after his father died in 1884. McCormick retained his presidency when the company merged to become International Harvester Company in 1902.