Biography of George E. McCormick
Franklin County, Ohio Biographies





George Elliott McCormick. - High achievement marks the career of George Elliott McCormick, of Columbus, who is serving as State Librarian of Ohio. He is a native of Muncie, Indiana, born December 28, 1879.

Mr. McCormick has been identified with the newspaper business since boyhood. He was associated in an editorial capacity for twenty three years with Warren G. Harding on The Marion Star, President Harding's newspaper, and following the death of President Harding Mr. McCormick became publisher of the Lima Star at Lima, Ohio. He was named State Librarian on February 1, 1929, by Governor Myers Y. Cooper, Ohio's great business governor.

On November 28, 1898, Mr. McCormick was united in marriage with Miss Blanch Pepple, of Lima, Ohio. They have two children: Lotus Lily, the wife of Henry R. Stauffer, lives at Prospect, Ohio; and George Elliott, Jr., lives at Columbus, Ohio. A grandson is named George Elliott, III.

Politically, Mr. McCormick is identified with the Republican Party. He holds membership in the Presbyterian Church.

From:
History of Franklin County, Ohio
By:Opha Moore
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka - Indianapolis 1930


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