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Cyrus McCormick

Inventor (15-Feb-1809 — 13-May-1884)


Herbert Newton Casson. Cyrus Hall McCormick: His Life and Work. A. C. McClurg & Co.. 1909. 264pp.

William Thomas Hutchinson. Cyrus Hall McCormick. The Century Co.. 1930-35. (2 vols.) 493pp. + 793pp. The two volumes are: Seed-Time 1809-1856, and Harvest 1856-1884.

Cyrus McCormick. The Century of the Reaper: An Account of Cyrus Hall McCormick, the Inventor of the Reaper: of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company, the Business He Created: and of the International Harvester Company, His Heir and Chief Memorial. Houghton Mifflin. 1931. 307pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.725)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.935)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.664)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.316)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.485)

  11. Movers & Shakers: The 100 Most Influential Figures in Modern Business (pp.256-59)

  12. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.605)

  13. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.313)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.129)

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