Robert McCormick

Inventor

1780 – 1846

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Who was Robert McCormick?

Robert McCormick, Jr. was an American inventor, who invented numerous devices including a version of the reaper which his eldest son Cyrus McCormick patented in 1834. Although he lived his life in rural Virginia, he was patriarch of the McCormick family that became influential throughout the world, especially in large cities such as Chicago and New York.

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Born
Jun 8, 1780
Rockbridge County
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Virginia
Died
Jul 4, 1846

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on July 23, 2013

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