National Affairs: Medill McCormick

Only 48, a young man as men in the Senate go, Senior Senator from Illinois and a power in the politics of his own state, Medill McCormick died abruptly, unexpectedly, last week in Washington. He had been defeated for renomination last summer, and was serving his last few days in the Senate. His wife was at their home in Chicago, where she had been spending much time with Alice Roosevelt Longworth who was recovering from childbirth. The McCormick home in Washington had been broken up—the Senator was staying at a hotel. He returned from...

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