Robert Rockwood McCormick
13 October, 1902 – 4 January, 1990
From the Idaho
10 January, 1990
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Memorial funeral services for Robert McCormick, 91,
formerly of Caldwell who died Tuesday at his home will be
conducted Monday at 2:30 p.m. at the Hawthorne Manor with
the Rev. Russell Alsgaard officiating, under the direction
of Ball and Dodd Funeral Chapel, Spokane. Private
interment will be at Roswell Cemetery,
He was the son of
Andrew and Julia McCormick.
He graduated from the College of Idaho
in 1915 and received a masters degree from
University in New York. He
was a field secretary for the C of I in 1915 and later
became vice president of the college, specializing in fund
raising. He was
honored by the C of I with a distinguished alumnus award.
He married Canzada
Hamilton in 1960 at
He retired from the
C of I and started a real estate and tax consulting business
in 1943. He moved to
Hawthorne Manor in Spokane in 1960 where he
continued his tax consultant work until he was 89 years old.
He was a member of
the Caldwell Masonic Lodge, the Rotary Club and Boone
Memorial Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by
his wife of Spokane; two daughters, Mrs. William (Ruth) Kyle of Idaho
Falls and Mrs. Edgar (Edith) Perkins of Grand Ridge, Ill.; a
brother, Harold McCormick of Caldwell;
a sister, Mrs. Cecil (Louise) Pollard, of
Boise; seven grandchildren and seven
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