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  1. Edith Rockefeller McCormick - Wikipedia

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    Edith Rockefeller McCormick (August 31, 1872 – August 25, 1932) was an American socialite, daughter of Standard Oil co-founder John D. Rockefeller.. She and her husband Harold Fowler McCormick were prominent in Chicago society, supporting many causes, including the city’s first opera company.

  2. Edith: The Rogue Rockefeller McCormick: Ross, Andrea ...

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    Edith: The Rogue Rockefeller McCormick” is an exceptional book about an exceptional woman. . . . This is a remarkable work that honors Edith’s many legacies and highlights a history that might otherwise have been lost.”—Valerie Biel, author of the Circle of Nine series

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    • Southern Illinois University Press
    • $24.88
    • Andrea Friederici Ross
  3. Edith Rockefeller McCormick (1872-1932) - Find A Grave Memorial

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    American socialite and opera patron. Born the 4th daughter of the Standard Oil tycoon, John D.Rockefeller, she showed from an early age she was a true original. She played the cello, and learned to speak several languages. At 23, she married Harold Fowler McCormick, heir to the McCormick fortune. Edith spent her money...

    • 4 Aug 1872, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
    • Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
    • 26 Aug 1932 (aged 60), Waukegan, Lake County, Illinois, USA
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  4. Edith Rockefeller McCormick, the renegade Rockefeller

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    Sep 26, 2012 · Edith Rockefeller McCormick. Edith Rockefeller was the daughter of Standard Oil tycoon John D Rockefeller, and older sister of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Her relationship with her father was tempestuous at best, as her extravagance and exuberance were at odds with his own, frugal, abstemious ways. Edith married Harold Fowler McCormick, a son of ...

  5. Edith Rockefeller McCormick | Landmarks Illinois

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    Name: Edith Rockefeller McCormick. Date of Birth / Location: 1872 in Cleveland, Ohio. Date of Death / Location: 1932 in Chicago, Illinois. Firms and Partnerships 1932 in Chicago, Illinois. Professional Organizations & Activities:

  6. Edith: The Rogue Rockefeller McCormick: Ross, Andrea ...

    www.amazon.com › Edith-Rockefeller-Andrea-Frieder

    A descendant of Edith Rockefeller McCormick "Andrea Friederici Ross has brought fresh light to the story of the powerful Rockefeller family through the life of John D.'s daughter Edith. Raised in a strict Baptist household where her mother, Laura Spelman, carried on John's prescription of severe thriftiness despite enormous wealth, Edith ...

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    • Andrea Friederici Ross
  7. Edith Rockefeller McCormick reigned as queen of Chicago’s ...

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    Dec 01, 2020 · Edith Rockefeller McCormick was one of the most unconventional of Chicago’s grande dames. Her father was John D. Rockefeller, the oil baron and her husband was a son of Cyrus McCormick, inventor ...

  8. Flashback: Edith Rockefeller McCormick reigned as a queen of ...

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    Dec 27, 2019 · Edith Rockefeller McCormick, members of the Chicago Zoological Society and other officials look over plans for what would become Brookfield Zoo, at the society's annual meeting at the Palmer House ...

  9. Deerings/McCormicks: The Richest Couple in Chicago | Classic ...

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    1000 Lake Shore Dr. Chicago residence for Edith Rockefeller McCormick—and for a time–Harold. By the time Edith had finished doing up the already imposing house, it resembled a grand palace set in a French-style park. Today, several hundred people, living in two high-rises, occupy the space. Harold and Edith with Jack and Fowler in 1900.

  10. The Exceedingly Strange Case of the McCormick Sex Machine ...

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    Apr 02, 1998 · A well-known philanderer, he divorced Edith Rockefeller McCormick in 1921 and a year later married Polish diva-wannabe Ganna Walska. Harold was in his 50s and "became obsessed with his ability to ...

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