Biography of Ernest McCormack
Madison County, Ohio Biographies





ERNEST McCORMACK, London, Clerk of the Courts of Madison County, was born in London, December 31, 1853. His father, Edwin McCormack, was born in this county in 1819, and resided here during life. He was Deputy Assessor of Internal Revenue of this district for many years, and once served as Sheriff of Madison County. He died in 1875, aged fifty six years. He married Adelia Webb, a native of Connecticut, who bore him six children. Two of these yet survive - our subject and brother Edward, a clerk in Jordan's coal office, London. Mrs. McCormack is still living and resides in London. Ernest McCormack attended the public schools of his native place, and subsequently the Commercial College of Dayton, Ohio. Upon leaving the latter institution, he secured a position as bookkeeper for I. G. Peetrey in the mercantile trade. He remained there five years, and was then appointed Recorder of Madison County, to fill an unexpired term of six months. Upon the expiration of this time, he entered the Auditor's office as a clerk, remaining there one year. In the fall Of 1881, he was the Republican candidate for Clerk of the Courts of this county, and was elected for a term of three years, commencing February 9, 1882. Mr. McCormack is connected by membership with Mystic Lodge, No. 36, Knights of Pythias, of London.

From:
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois
1883


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