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Alta McCormick Photograph Collection, 1905-1931

Biographical Note:

Alta McCormick was the wife of Cyrus Ross McCormick.

Cyrus Ross McCormick, from Lebanon, Oregon, graduated from Oregon Agricultural College (OAC) in 1906 with a BS in Mining. After graduation, he worked briefly as an Assistant Assayer in Carson City, Nevada. By 1909, he had returned to Lebanon and was a farmer and cattleman.

John R. McCormick, also from Lebanon, graduated from OAC in 1905. In 1931, he was a building contractor in Portland. John and Cyrus may be brothers.

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