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Robert Laird Mccormick

Robert Laird Mccormick, American lumberman, banker. Member Minnesota Senate, 1880-1882; member Republican National Committee, 1908-1912.

Background

  • Mccormick, Robert Laird was born on October 29, 1847 in Clinton Company, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Alexander and Jane Hayes (Laird) M.

  • Education

    • Education high school, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, and Saunders Institute, Philadelphia.

    Career

    • In lumber business, Minnesota and Wisconsin, 1874-1902, and during this period became interested in grain, timber and iron properties. Moved to Tacoma, Washington, July, 1903, as secretary Weyerhaeuser Timber Company, capital $12,500,000. Also president Pacific National Bank, Tacoma.

    Membership

    Member Minnesota Senate, 1880-1882. Member Republican National Committee, 1908-1912.

    Connections

    • Married Anna E. Goodman, September 11, 1870.
    • father: Alexander M.
    • mother: Jane Hayes (Laird) M.
    • spouse: Anna E. Goodman
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    Born October 29, 1847
    Died 1911
    (aged 63)
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