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Washington J. McCormick

Washington J. McCormick

American politician
Washington J. McCormick
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Intro American politician
Was Politician Lawyer
From United States of America
Type Law Politics
Gender male
Birth 4 January 1884, Missoula, Missoula County, Montana, USA
Death 7 March 1949, Missoula, Missoula County, Montana, USA (aged 65 years)
Star sign CapricornCapricorn
Politics Republican Party
Education
University of Montana
Harvard University
Montana State University - Bozeman
University of Notre Dame
Columbia Law School
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Biography

Washington Jay Mccormick, Jr. (January 4, 1884 – March 7, 1949) was a U.S. Representative from Montana.

Born in Missoula, Montana, Mccormick attended the University of Montana and the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. He is named after his father, Washington J. McCormick, a prominent Missoula citizen. He graduated from Harvard University in 1906 and from the law department of Columbia University, New York City, in 1910. He was admitted to the New York bar the same year. He returned to Missoula, Montana and admitted to the Montana bar in 1911, engaging in the practice of law. He served as member of the Montana House of Representatives from 1918 to 1920.

Mccormick was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1921 - March 3, 1923), but was unsuccessful in his reelection bid in 1922 to the Sixty-eighth Congress. He continued the practice of law until his retirement, when he devoted his time to writing.

McCormick allowed his family ranch at Fort Owen to become a state park. He resided in the Bitter Root Valley, near Stevensville, Montana, until his death in Missoula, Montana, March 7, 1949.

He was interred in Missoula Cemetery.

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http://nwda-db.wsulibs.wsu.edu/findaid/ark:/80444/xv49593
http://nwda-db.wsulibs.wsu.edu/findaid/ark:/80444/xv21566
http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/mccormick.html
http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=M000373
http://bioguide.congress.gov
https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80054493
https://snaccooperative.org/ark:/99166/w69m6wmx
https://viaf.org/viaf/75148218
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n80054493
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