Katharine McCormick

About Katharine McCormick

Birth Day: August 27, 1875
Birth Place: United States
Birth Sign: Virgo

Katharine McCormick Net Worth

Katharine McCormick net worth and salary: Katharine McCormick is a Civil Rights Leader who has a net worth of $3 million. Katharine McCormick was born in in August 27, 1875. Prominent supporter of women's rights movement who financed the campaign to legalize oral contraceptives.
Katharine McCormick is a member of Civil Rights Leader

💰 Net worth: $3 million (Updated at 15 March 2019)

About

Prominent supporter of women's rights movement who financed the campaign to legalize oral contraceptives.

Before Fame

She became involved in the campaign for women's suffrage while attending MIT, and from her meeting with Margaret Sanger, the pioneer of reproductive rights, became interested in contraception.

Trivia

Her deep pockets allowed her to finance research on birth-control pills and was continually involved in both its development and trials.

Family Life

She was married to Stanley McCormick, heir to the International Harvester Company fortune, but he began displaying symptoms of dementia soon after.

Associated With

With her generous funding, scientists like John Rock were able to create the first birth control pills.