Information for Robert Rockwood McCormick
13 October, 1902 4 January, 1990
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
10 January, 1990

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Robert McCormick

     Memorial funeral services for Robert McCormick, 91, Spokane, Wash., 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, Roswell.
    He was the son of Andrew and Julia McCormick.  He graduated from the College of Idaho in 1915 and received a masters degree from Columbia 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 Boulder, Colo.  He retired from the C of I and started a real estate and tax consulting business in Caldwell 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 great-grandchildren.


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