T ^Tiric T inn Tr T?ii-
w< hm, W nreeon Cook Co
i RSO = Took S Graduate courses'
l at WPldPlhPre and ? Vienna Prof f sur-
1882-3, at Heidelberg and I Vienna Fror .or BUT
gery in Post-Graduate Med. acnooi, ex-pres.
Chicago Med. Soc. Mem. Am. Surgical Assn.,
Am. Med. Assn.; attending surgeon, since 1886,
St Luke's and Michael Reese Hosps. Mem. Am.
Assn for the Advancement of Science, and
other socs.; International Assn. of Surgeons,
Clubs- Chicago, University, Athletic, Washing-
ton Park, Glen View. Office: 100 State St. Resi-
dence- 4415 Drexel Boul.
MAC ABTHUR, Robert 3>., physician; b.
Glengarry, Ontario, Can., Aug. 1, 1843; s. John
and Margaret (Mac Martin) Mac Arthur;
grad Williamstown Grammar School, 1868;
McGill Univ., Montreal, Can. (med. dept.),
M.D., 1867; m. Montreal, Can., Sept. 27, 1871.
Minna Beattie; 1 daughter: Ida Belle. Engaged
in practice of medicine since 1867; in Chicago
since 1871; was appointed prof, of skin and
venereal diseases at Chicago Policlinic in
1889, and in 1890 attending physician In der-
matology at Presbyterian and St. Joseph
hosps. Mem. Chicago Med. College, Chicago
Dermatological Soc., Am. Med. Assn. Demo-
crat (gold standard). Club: Union. Office: 204
Dearborn St. Residence: 414 Dearborn Av.
McATTLIFF, Cornelius, newspaper man; b.
Ireland, 1850; s. Cornelius and Hannah Me-
Auliff; ed. public schools and law dept. Univ.
of Michigan; m. Chicago, 1883, Mary Hanlan.
Engaged at various times in editorial positions
Chicago Times and Chicago Daily News; was
the first managing editor Chicago Evening
Post; was one of the founders of the Chicago
Mail; managing editor Chicago Times-Herald
and Record-Herald since 1895. Office: Herald
Bldg. Residence: 619 46th St.
McBEAN, George Barnet, real estate dealer;
b. Chicago, Nov. 19, 1866; s. Archibald J. and
Georgiana Elspeth (Barnet) McBean; attended
Moseley School (public), 1877-8; Allen's Acad.,
1878-80, and Harvard School (private), 1880-2,
Chicago; traveled in Europe, 1882-4; returned
to Harvard School, 1884; to Rowe's Acad., Tar-
rytown, N. Y., 1885; Phillips Acad., Andover,
Mass., 1885-6; Massachusetts Institute of
Technology, Boston, 1886-7. Employe of A. J.
McBean & Co., contractors, 1887-8; in real
estate on own account, 1889-90; partner in A.
J. McBean & Co., contractors, 1890-7, and in
A. J. McBean & Co., cements, 1895-1901; since
1901 in real estate business under style of
G. B. McBean & Co. Mem. Chicago Real Estate
Board. Mem. Northwestern Assn. of Massa-
chusetts Institute of Technology. Clubs: Cax-
ton, Homewood. Office: 78 LaSalle St. Resl-
dence: 2017 Prairie Av.
McBEAN, James George, pres. Garden City
Paving and Post Co.; b. Glengarry Co., Can.,
Jan. 25, 1841; son John and Susan (Curray)
McBean; ed. public schools in Canada; came
to Chicago, 1857; m. Chicago, July 6, 1870,
Lizzie Hawley. Began contracting for street
paving in a small way, 1869, the business de-
veloping into the Garden City Paving and
Post Co., contractors for public works and
dealers in cedar posts and paving blocks
Mason. Mem. Builders' Exchange. Office: 167
Dearborn St. Residence: 3326 Vernon Av
Cininnat O or 31880- s John A anri
Hannah (Sulli4n) Mac Bride- ed nublio
f^^o/ctacinnatl O* m Fvan'stnn o not
BUnWUM UL OlIlOlIlIld.il, <_. , HI. .HiVanSCOn, U., UCt.
1, 1902, Pearl Helen Jones; 1 daughter: Pearl
Marguerite. Began work at Cincinnati, O., with
the c - & - R y- and held several positions
wlth this company; left that road to accept
Position with the Big Four Ry. at Cincinnati
Jn 189g remainl with that company until
1901 - when resigned to become asst. to the
trafflc m e r - of the New River Consolidated
p na i &. p/ik-o Pn fminera anfi chinnm-ai nHfH
v*o*u oc \^uK.n oo. (.miners ana snippers.;, witn
offlces at Cincinnati; on Jan. 1, 1903, was
Promoted to present position of resident mgr.
for same company at Chicago. Independent in
polltlcs- R c K night of Columbus. Office: 277
McCAOQ, Ezra Butler, lawyer; b. Kmder-
hook, N. Y., Nov. 22, 1825; studied law Hudson,
N. Y.; practiced in Chicago since 1847; was
mem. U. S. Sanitary Commission and pres.
Northwestern Sanitary Commission during
Civil War; pres., many years, board trustees
Illinois Hosp. for Insane; 1st pres. Lincoln
Park trustees; has large library and art col-
lection, and has delivered many public ad-
dresses; m. Sept. 8, 1892, Therese Marie Davis;
I son: Louis Butler. Clubs: City, Chicago, Uni-
versity, Loyal Legion. Office: 153 LaSalle St.
Residence: 67 Cass St.
McCARTNEY, James, pres. U. S. Life & En-
dowment Co.; b. Enniskillen, north of Ireland,
Feb. 14, 1835; s. Irvine and Margaret (Fyfe)
McCartney; ed. common schools of Trumbull
Co., O., and in Western Reserve Seminary; b,e-
gan study of law at Warren, O., and finished
In Monmouth, 111.; m. 1st, Trumbull Co., O.,
Feb. 3, 1858, Eunice A. Llndsley (died); chil-
dren: Mrs. Cora B. Miller, Lewis L., Harry J.;
m. 2d, Rock Island, 111., Apr. 16, 1888, Sarah C.
Swank (now deceased). Was admitted to bar
of state of Illinois in January, 1858, and prac-
ticed law at Monmouth, 111., and Galva, 111.,
until the Civil War, in which served as 1st
lieut. of Co. D, 17th 111. Infy., and capt. Co. G,
II 2th 111. Tnfy., until close of war. Went from
army to Fairfield, 111., and practiced there until
elected atty.-gen. of the state of Illinois, serv-
ing, 1880-5; after that practiced law at Spring-
field, 111., and Hutchinson, Kan., until the
spring of 1891, when came to Chicago, and en-
gaged in practice here until Jan. 1, 1904, when
assisted in organizing the U. S. Life & Endow-
ment Co., of which is pres. Republican. Mem.
G. A. R., A. O. U. W. and the Knights of the
Maccabees. Office: 100 Washington St. Resi-
dence: Berwyn, 111.
McCASKIIiL, Daniel, lawyer; b. Brown Co.,
m., Sept. 21, 1845; s. Daniel and Esther (Tur-
ner) McCaskill; ed. public schools in Chicago
and in Brown and Christian cos., 111.; served
in Civil War in 14th 111. Infy. in Army of the
Tennessee; m. Virden, 111., Mar. 18, 1875,
Hattie Robinson; 1 son: Oliver LeRoy. Return-
ing from war attended school, 1865-7; in cir-
cult clerk's office of Christian Co., 111., 1867-70;
admitted to bar at Taylorville, 111., 1870, and
practiced there with brother, Alexander, until
1880, when health failed and went to Colo-
rado; practiced law at Walsenburg, Colo., 1880-
90, and at Pueblo, Colo., 1890-6; since 1896 in
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general practice of law in Chicago, but making
a specialty of corporation law; counsel for
Schillinger Bros. Co., etc. Independent in poli-
tics. Mem. Butler Post, G. A. R., Pueblo, Colo.;
mem. of the Woodmen of the World and K. P.
Office: 100 Washington St. Residence: 6410
McCAUGHAN, William John, Presbyterian
clergyman; b. Ireland, Dec. 4, 1859; s. Nehe-
miah Craig McCaughan; grad. in arts, London-
derry, 1879; grad. in theology, same, 1883; m.
Apr. 9, 1890, Sara A. Cooper. Pastorates: Wel-
lington St. Church, Ballymena, Ireland, 1884-5;
Mountpottinger Church, Belfast, 1885-97; St.
Andrew's Church, Toronto, Can., 1897-8; 3d
Presbyterian Church, Chicago, since Nov. 17,
1898. Author: Love, Faith and Joy. Residence:
610 Jackson Boul.
McCAUIiET, William Iiowis, miner and
shipper of coal; b. Glens Falls, N. Y., Aug. 12,
1861; s. James and Mary A. (Perry) McCauley
(both now deceased) ; ed. public schools of
Glens Falls and at Acad. in Troy, N. Y. ; m.
Oshkosh, Wis., Oct. 8, 1890, Jennie M. Loscher;
chidren: Kenelm, Regina M. Began business
life as manufacturer of matches. Since 1886
in coal business; now sec. of the W. B. Stone
Coal & Coke Co., miners of Brazil block coal
at Brazil, Ind., and sales agents also for sev-
eral large mines in the Hocking Valley and
West Virginia coal fields. Republican. Club:
Hamilton. Office: Old Colony Bldg. Residence:
McCATJSIiAND, Samuel Garber, live stock;
b. Franklin Co., Pa., Feb. 17. 1840; s. John
Clemson and Catherine (Garber) McCausland;
lived in West Virginia, 1847-55; moved to
Scott Co., la., 1855; ed. public schools there;
served in Union Army, on the frontier, for 3
years, in 20th Iowa Vol. Infy., of which was
regimental q. m.'s sergeant; m. Lancaster,
Pa., Nov. 9, 1893, Mary A. Woods; children:
John Woods, Anna Catherine, Samuel Garber,
Jr. Was farmer and stock raiser in Scott Co.,
la., until 1878; since then in live stock com-
mission business at the Union Stock Yards,
Chicago; now senior mem. of firm of McCaus-
land, Hoag & Turner. Mem. Lincoln Park
Post, G. A. R. Republican. Office: Exchange
Bldg., Union Stock Yards. Residence: 7330
MAC CHESNEY, Nathan William, lawyer; b.
Chicago, June 2, 1878; s. Maj. Alfred Brunson
(A.M., M.D.) and Henrietta (Milsom) Mac-
Chesney, M.D. ; ed. Brown Grammar School,
W. Division and Hyde Park High School, Chi-
cago; Union High School, Redlands, Calif.;
Union High School, Phoenix, Ariz.; Univ. of
the Pacific, 1898; Univ. of Arizona, 1899; spe-
cial student Leland Stanford Univ., Univ. of
California, Univ. of Denver, Univ. of Chicago;
law student Northwestern Univ., 1899-1900;
Univ. of Michigan, LL.B., 1902; post-graduate
work Northwestern Univ. Law School, 1902-3;
m. Riverside, 111., Dec. 1, 1904, Lena M., daugh-
ter W. E. Frost. Instr. Univ. of Ariz., 1898-9;
lecturer on Am. constitutional history for
Chautauqua Circle In Arizona, California and
Minnesota, 1899; press correspondent Califor-
nia, Arizona and New Mexico, 1897-9; with
father in real estate business, 1899-1903; ad-
mitted to Illinois bar, June 24, 1902; prac-
ticed with D. G. Robertson, 1902-3; partner
with Herbert E. Bradley (MacChesney & Brad-
ley) in law practice since July, 1903; counsel
and mgr. property Y. M. C. A. of Chicago. Sec.
and dir. Building Managers' Assn. of Chicago;
chairman Public Service Committee: sec. and
dir. Excelsior Printing Co.; pres., dir.. A. B.
MacChesney & Co. Partner in firm of Holt,
MacChesney & Cheney, real estate and bonds.
Was mem. and preacher in Methodist Church,
1897-1900; now Presbyterian. Active in Set-
tlement work. Republican. Was member of
National Guard of California; National Guard
of Arizona; volunteer for Spanish-Am. War,
doing garrison duty on Pacific Coast. Mem.
Chicago Real Estate Board, Chicago Bar
Assn., Sons of Veterans, U. S. A. Mason.
Clubs: University, Union League, Illinois, Chi-
cago Yacht, Chicago Athletic, Windsor Coun-
try, Riverside Golf. Office: 153 LaSalle St.
Residence: 742 W. Harrison St. (summer,
McCLASTAHAN, Albert Clarence, physician;
b. Monmouth, Warren Co., 111., Feb. 22, 1865;
s. Thomas S. and Mary Jane (Martin) Mc-
Clanahan; ed. public schools of Warren Co.,
111., until 1882; taught school in Warren Co.,
1882-6; then studied medicine, graduating
Rush Med. College, Chicago, M.D., 1889; m. 1st,
Chicago, June 22, 1892, Margaret Esson (died
Mar. 15, 1896); 1 daughter: Margaret Hope;
m. 2d, Aug. 24, 1904, Lockey Fox, of Port-
land, Ore. After graduation served as interne
in Presbyterian Hosp., May, 1889, to Oct.,
1890; surgeon to Rocky Fork Coal Co., Red
Lodge, Mont, Feb., 1891, to Apr., 1900; re-
signed to engage in med. studies in Europe;
settled in practice of medicine in Chicago,
1901. Was connected with Brainard Polyclinic
several years; now connected with Rush Med.
College; has contributed articles on different
med. subjects to various med. journals. Mem.
Chicago Med. Soc., Am. Med. Assn., Soc. of
Ex-Internes of the Presbyterian Hosp., Chi-
cago Soc. of Med. Examiners. Office and resi-
dence: 160 Evanston Av.
McCIiANAHAN, Archie Allen, lawyer; b.
Norwood, Mercer Co., 111., Sept. 29, 1859; a.
Dr. J. P. and Margaret (Jones) McClanahan;
ed. Monmouth College, 111.; m. Chicago, 1883,
Nettie Braden; children: Nettie, Miles, Alice,
Baird, Archie, Jr., Wilhelmina V. As a boy was
engaged in lumber business at Alexis, 111. Ad-
mitted to bar, 1885, and in practice at Omaha,
Neb., until 1895, when came to Chicago; was
city atty. of Wheaton, 111., 1897-8. Republican.
Mason. Mem. of the Chicago Bar Assn. Club:
Hamilton. Office: 218 LaSalle St. Residence:
3273 Maiden St., Sheridan Park, 111.
McCLABY, Nelson A., pres. Northwestern
Gas Light & Coke Co., etc.; b. Albany, Vt.,
Aug. 17, 1856; s. Orson R. and Lucy P. (Smith)
McClary; grad. Dartmouth College, A.B., 1884;
m. Philadelphia, Pa., 1888, Emily Bicknell
Rood; children: Orson Rood, George Brewer.
Was clerk with Jansen & McClurg (now A. C.
McClurg & Co.), 1884-5; salesman Natural Gas
Light & Fuel Co., builders of gas apparatus,
1885, becoming asst. mgr., 1888, and mgr., 1889;
sec. and dir. Nat. Gas & Water Co., 1890-1901;
pres. Cicero Gas Co., 1890-1901; gen. mgr.
Ogden Gas. Co., 1895-1901; since 1901 at head
of N. A. McClary & Co., promoters. Pres. and
dir. Northwestern Gas Light & Coke Co., De
Kalb (111.) Gas Co.; sec. and dir. Sterling (111.)
Gas & Electric Light Co.; pres. and dir. Austin
(Tex.) Gas Co.; dir. Nat. Gas & Water Co.;
vice-pres. Florence Oil Co. Mem. Western Gas
Assn. Republican. Mem. Illinois Soc. S. A. R.,
Chicago Dartmouth Alumni Assn. Clubs: Uni-
versity, Oak Park. Office: 184 LaSalle St. Resi-
dence: 126 Home Av., Oak Park, 111.
McCIiEAN, Samuel A., Jr., packer: b. Bel-
fast, Ireland, Feb. 11, 1870; s. Samuel A. and
Elizabeth McClean; ed. public schools, In-
dianapolis, Ind.; m. Chicago, 1892, Anna Jack-
son; children: 2 girls: Beatrice, Hortense.
Identified with the packing and provision in-
dustry since 1880; now pres. and dir., respec-
tively, of the Nat. Packing Co., the Continental
Packing Co., Omaha Packing Co., Anglo-Am.
Provision Co., Fowler Packing Co. of Kansas
City, Delray Salt Co., Nat. Car Line Co. and
Friedman Mfg. Co.; also dir. of the Stock
Yards Savings Bank. Mem. and dir. Chicago
Board of Trade. Clubs: Union League, Chicago
Athletic, Washington Park. Mason (32),
Shriner, Elk. Office: The Rookery. Residence:
4853 Lake Av. ; summer, Glenwood Lodge, Glen
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McCLELliAN, John J., lawyer; b. Living-
ston, Columbia Co., N. Y., Sept. 5, 1833; s.
Dr. Samuel R. and Catherine (Garner) Mc-
Clellan; attended school in Columbia Co., N. Y.,
until 1845, when removed with family to
Kenosha Co., Wis. ; worked on farm and at-
tended school and later was In the high school
of Kenosha; studied law in the office of E. W.
Evans of Kenosha, and in law dept. of Albany
Univ., from which was grad., LL.B., 1856; m.
1861, Julia G. Wheldon, Racine, Wis.; children:
Helen (now Mrs. B. F. Cummins), Edward W.
Admitted to bar, 1856, and began practice at
Oconto, Wis.; elected district atty., 1857, and
held that office until 1862; asst. atty. gen. of
Wisconsin, 1862-3; appointed, 1864, asst. q. m.
of volunteers, with rank of capt., and placed
in charge of Johnson's Island, O., and after-
wards at Tallahassee, Fla., and other posts
until 1866, when he was mustered out; since
then in practice of law in Chicago. Was for
years in charge of legal affairs of J. V. Far-
well & Co., dry goods, and later in general
practice. For several years partner in McClel-
lan & Cummins (latter now gov. of Iowa); now
mem. of firm of McClellan & Spencer. Mem. G.
A. R., George H. Thomas Post No. 5. Office:
115 Dearborn St. Residence: 1671 Clifton Av.
McCLINTCCK, William Darnall, prof. Eng-
lish literature and dean Univ. College, Univ.
of Chicago, since 1900; b. Elizaville, Ky., July
28, 1858; grad. Kentucky Wesleyan College,
1878 (A.M., 1882); graduate scholar Johns
Hopkins, 1881-3; student Union Theological
Seminary, New York, 1884-6. Prof. English,
Chautauqua, from 1882; pastor Church of Dis-
ciples, Richmond, Ky., 1886-8; prof. English,
Wells College, 1889-91; student British Mu-
seum, London, 1889, 1892, 1894. Asst. prof.,
1892-4, asso. prof., 1894-1900, English litera-
ture, also 1892-1900, dean in Junior College,
Univ. of Chicago. Address: 5629 Lexington Av.
Me CLUE R, William Bitting-er, real estate; b.
Rockbridge Co., Va., Nov. 6, 1862; s. John
William and Bettie S. McCluer; grad. Wash-
ington and Lee Univ. of Virginia, A.B., in class
of 1880. Began real estate business, 1893, in
firm of Cannell & McCluer, and in 1902 the
present firm of Cochran & McCluer succeeded.
Democrat. Clubs: University, Saddle. and Cycle.
Office: 107 Dearborn St. Residence: University
McCLURE, James Gore Kin?, clergyman; b.
Albany, N. Y., Nov. 24, 1848; grad. Phillips
Andover Acad., 1866; Yale, 1870; Princeton
Theological Seminary, 1873 (D.D., Lake Forest
Univ., 1888); ordained Presbyterian minister,
1874; m. Nov. 19, 1879, Annie P. Dixon, daugh-
ter Nathan F. Dixon, Westerly, R. I. Pastor-
ates: New Scotland, N .Y., 1874-9; Lake Forest,
111., since 1881; pres. Lake Forest Univ., 1897-
1901, resigned; continues pastorate at Lake
Forest. (See Who's Who in America for books,
etc.) Residence: Lake Forest, 111.
McCLURCr, Os'clen Trevor, sec. A. C. McClurg
& Co., booksellers and publishers; b. Chicago,
Sept. 8, 1878; s. Gen. Alexander C. and Eleanor
(Wheeler) McClurg; prepared for college at
Chicago Latin School; grad. from the scentiflc
dept. of Yale Univ., Ph.B., 1901; m. Chicago,
Feb. 24, 1903, Marion Ewen. After graduation
from Yale entered the house of A. C. McClurg
& Co. as retail salesman, and has continued
with the house and is now secretary and dir.
of the company. Protestant Episcopalian. Mem.
Loyal Legion. Clubs: University, Saddle and
Cycle, Caxton, Chicago Yacht, New York Yacht.
Office: 215-221 Wabash Av. Residence: 99 As-
MACOMBER, Frank Bartlett, manufacturer;
b. Sterling, 111., Aug. 2, 1869; s. Lev! Forbes
and Mary A. (Rundlett) Macomber; family re-
moved to Chicago in 1883; ed. public schools
of Sterling and Chicago; m. May, 1889, Anne,
daughter of H. H. Scoville, Jr.; children: Ruth
Bartlett, Suzanne. In employ of Sargent,
Greenleaf & Brooks, 1885-7; with J. C.
Vaughan, seedsman, 1887-9; became connected
with the Scoville Iron Works, 1889, and sec.
from incorporation until 1893; sec. Macomber
& Whyte Rope Co. since 1896. Mem. Western
Soc. of Engineers. Clubs: Hamilton, Colonial.
Office: 21 S. Canal St. Residence: Oak Park, 111.
McCONNELL, Charles Henry, pres. and
owner Economical Drug Co.; b. Dublin, Ireland,
Oct. 12, 1841; s. James Kenny and Sarah
(O'Neil) McConnell; ed. public schools of De-
troit, Mich.; m. Detroit, May 31, 1868, Clara
Virginia Chope; 1 daughter: Cora Edith. Served
3 years in the 24th Mich. Infy., of the "Iron
Brigade," in the Army of the Potomac, 1862-5.
Founded the Nat. Printing Co. in 1873, making
a leading specialty of show printing. Suc-
ceeded to Columbia Theatre, Chicago, in 1883.
and eight other theatres and a dozen or more
shows of J. H. Haverly, on failure of the lat-
ter. Lost $321,000 on Haverly and his enter-
prises, eventually, and the Nat. Printing Co.
was ruined in 1884 by two fires occurring
within 15 months; loss $250,000 above insur-
ance. On June 24, 1892, established the Eco-
nomical Drug Store, the first to engage in the
retailing of drugs at cut prices. Mem. Am.
Pharmaceutical Assn. Prominent mem. of G.
A. R. Clubs: Chicago Athletic, Kenwood. Office:
84 State St. Residence: 4417 Ellis Av.
McCONNELL, John, real estate; b. Chicago,
Dec. 8, 1847; s. Edward and Charlotte (Mc-
Glashan) McConnell; ed. Chicago public
schools and high school, 1855-65; old Chicago
Univ., 1866-8; m. Brooklyn, N. Y., June 27,
1871, Kate Gooding; children: Edward D., John
G., George Malcolm, Kathryn C., Kenneth G.
In timber and lumber business, Chicago, 1869-
1872; manufacturer picture frame mouldings,
etc., in firm of John Moore & Co., 1875-81; since
1881 engaged in real estate business, princi-
pally buying and subdividing property in
Town of Lake View (now part of Chicago), as
mem. of firm of McConnell Bros. Also pres.
Compound Door Co., of St. Joseph, Mich. Re-
publican. Mem. Board of Education of Lake
View, 1881-2; supervisor and pres. town board
of trustees, Lake View, 1883-5; alderman town
of Lake View, 1887-8. Attends Episcopal
Church. Clubs: Chicago Athletic, Chicago
Yacht, Edgewater Golf. Office: 189 LaSalle St.
Residence: 60 Hawthorne PI.
McCONlSTELL, Luther William, retired mer-
chant; b. near Princeville, 111., Aug. 8, 1839;
s. John and Marie Louise (Eads) McConnell;
ed. public schools of Peorla Co., 111., and at the
Kinzie School, Chicago; m. 1st, Medford, Mass.,
Sept. 1, 1870, Jeanne S. Binney (died); 2d, Chi-
cago, Feb. 7, 1894, Jane Logan of Toronto, Ont.
(died July 12, 1903). Began business career in
1853 with T. B. Carter & Co., then the leading
dry goods merchants, becoming cashier; office
partner of H. M. Thompson & Co., wholesale
grocers on S. Water St., 1862-7; in credit dept.
of Field, Leiter & Co. and Marshall Field &
Co., dry goods, from 1867 until Dec. 31, 1902,
when he retired. Republican on nat. issues,
but never held office; was somewhat active
from 1867 until 1880; delegate to state con-
vention of Illinois and mem. of the execu-
tive committee of Cook Co. in 1880. Club:
Union League (one of founders). Address:
Union League Club.
McCORD, Alvin Carr, manufacturer, car
builder; b. Paris, 111., Nov. 24, 1867; s. Wil-
liam B. and Mary J. (Campbell) McCord; ed.
public schools of Paris, 111., Chicago and
Minneapolis, and at Princeton Univ., graduat-
ing, 1889, followed by 1 year of law study in
the Univ. of Minnesota; m. Evanston, 111., Dec.
22, 1896, Emily Davis Rowe; 1 daughter: Mar-
jorie Carr. Entered upon manufacturing busi-
ness as vice-pres. Drexel Ry. Supply Co., rail-
way supplies, in 1891, and since May, 1895,
has been pres. and dir. of the company. In
May, 1897, became pres. and dir. McCord &
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Co., which office still retains. In 1900 became
gen. mgr. and a few months later vice-pres.
Illinois Car & Equipment Co., from which re-
signed Aug., 1902, and in May, 1902, became
pres. and dir. Western Steel Car & Foundry
Co. Republican. Clubs: Chicago, University,
Union League, Glen View; also Princeto'n
(New York). Office: Old Colony Bldg. Resi-
dence: 600 N. State St.
McCORDIC, Alfred Edward, lawyer; b. Jura,
Lambton Co., Ont, Can., Nov. 8, 1862; s. James
and Hannah (Dawson) McCordic; ed. public
schools in Canada; grad. Harvard Law School,
1889; m. Windsor, Conn., July 3,1889, Jane Au-
gusta Ladd; children: Christine Ruth, Fletcher
Ladd, Malcolm Niles (deceased). Began study
of law, spring of 1884, in law firm of Fletcher
& Wanty, Grand Rapids, Mich, until entering
Harvard, 1886. Opened law office, Duluth,
Minn., 1889, with Wilson G. Crosby, of Massa-
chusetts, as McCordic & Crosby; moved to
Chicago, 1896, becoming partner with Joseph
A. Sleeper in law firm of Sleeper & McCordic;
since 1900 partner with Andrew R. Sheriff in
present law firm of McCordic & Sheriff, in
which Charles T. Freeman is now also a part-
ner. Pres. of village of Winnetka, 1903-4.
Clubs: University, Harvard, Winnetka, Skokie
Golf. Office: The Rookery. Residence: Win-
McCOKMICK, Alexander Agnew, editor and
publisher Chicago Evening 1 Post; b. Philadel-
phia, Pa., Feb. 21, 1863; s. Alexander Agnew
and Katherine (McQuiston) McCormick; ed.
public schools of Philadelphia to senior class
of grammar school; m. Lake Forest, 111., June
1. 1905, Maud Warner. Employed in publishing
dept. of A. C. McClurg & Co., Chicago, 1888-
1895; gen. mgr. of the Chicago Evening Post
and the Times-Herald, 1895-1901, and of Rec-
crd-Herald, 1901-4; since Nov., 1904, editor
and publisher of The Evening Post; sec. cam-
paign committee, 1895, and later pres. of the
Civil Service Assn., Chicago; was sec. Sunset
Club, 1892; trustee of Illinois College, Jack-
sonville, 111. (vice-pres., 1903-4) ; chairman
labor committee, 1900-5, Am. Newspaper Pub-
lishers' Assn. Republican. Clubs: Union
League (pres.), Merchants (ex-pres.). Uni-
versity, Chicago, Chicago Athletic, Mid-Day,
Onwentsia. Office: 154 Washington St. Resi-
dence: 100 Buena Av.
McCORMICK, Cyrus Hall, business man; b.
Washington, D. C., May 16, 1859; s. of inven-
tor of reaping machine of same name; grad.
Princeton, 1879; he then became connected
with McCormick Harvesting Co., of which,
after his father's death, 1884, he was pres.
till the organization of the International Har-
vester Co., of which he has been pres. since
Aug., 1902; dir. C. & N.-W. Ry. Co.; dir. Mer-
chants' Loan and Trust Co.; trustee Y. M. C.
A.; m. Chicago, Mar. 5, 1889, Harriet Bradley