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Edith Rockefeller Mccormick

Edith Rockefeller Mccormick, American philanthropist. Member League of Women Voters, Ohio Society, D.A.R., Friends of Opera, Drama League.

Background

  • Mccormick, Edith Rockefeller was born on August 31, 1872 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. Daughter of John Davison and Laura Celestia (Spelman) Rockefeller.

  • Education

    • Educated under private tutelage.

    Career

    • Resided abroad 15 years. One of two founders of John McCormick Institution of Infectious Diseases. Original promoter of civic opera in Chicago.

      Founder Chicago Zoölogical Gardens. Patroness of opera in English for American audiences.

    Membership

    Member League of Women Voters, Ohio Society, D.A.R., Friends of Opera, Drama League.

    Connections

    • Married Harold Fowler McCormick, November 26, 1895 (divorced 1921). Children: Fowler, Muriel (Mistress.
    • father: John Davison Rockefeller
    • mother: Laura Celestia (Spelman) Rockefeller
    • spouse: Harold Fowler McCormick
    • children: Fowler Mccormick
    • Muriel (Mrs Mccormick
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    Born August 31, 1872
    Died August 25, 1932
    (aged 59)
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