Cyrus Hall McCormick Biography

Cyrus Hall McCormick was an Inventor and founder of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company, which became part of International Harvester Company in 1902. From the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, he and many members of his family became prominent residents of Chicago.

Although McCormick is credited as the "inventor" of the mechanical reaper, he based his work on that of many others, including Roman, Scottish and American men, more than two decades of work by his father, and the aid of Jo Anderson, a slave held by his family. Cyrus McCormick filed patents for the invention, and his achievements were chiefly in the development of a company, marketing and sales force to market his products. Source: Wikipedia

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Name:
Cyrus Hall McCormick
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Inventor
Date of Birth:
February 15, 1809
Astrological Sign:
Aquarius
Date of Death:
May 13, 1884
Age at Death:
75
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