Washington Jay Mccormick Edit Profile
Born in Missoula, Montana, Mccormick attended the University of Montana and the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. He graduated from Harvard University in 1906 and from the law department of Columbia University, New York City, in 1910.
He was admitted to the New York bar the same year. He returned to Missoula, Montana and admitted to the Montana bar in 1911, engaging in the practice of law. Mccormick was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1921 - March 3, 1923), but was unsuccessful in his reelection bid in 1922 to the Sixty-eighth Congress.
He continued the practice of law until his retirement, when he devoted his time to writing. McCormick allowed his family ranch at Fort Owen to become a state park. He resided in the Bitter Root Valley, near Stevensville, Montana, until his death in Missoula, Montana, March 7, 1949.
He was interred in Missoula Cemetery.
Member American Legion, Delta Upsilon, Phi Delta Phi. Elk.; Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington).
Married Edna Theresa Fox, of Twin Bridges, Montana, September 21, 1915. Children: Washington Jay, Angela Catherine, Camilla Fox.