Cissy Patterson

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Eleanor Josephine Medill (Cissy) Gizycki (Patterson)

Birthdate: (63)
Birthplace: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Death: July 24, 1948 (63)
Washington, D.C., United States (Cumulative effects of alcoholism)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Wilson Patterson, Jr. and Elinor Medill (aka "Nellie")
Wife of Elmer Schlesinger
Ex-wife of Count Josef Gizycki
Mother of Countess Felicia Gizycka
Sister of Joseph Medill Patterson

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About Cissy Patterson

Eleanor Josephine Medill "Cissy" Patterson, Countess Gizycki (November 7, 1884 – July 24, 1948) was an American journalist and newspaper editor, publisher and owner. Patterson was one of the first women to head a major daily newspaper, the Washington Times-Herald in Washington, D.C.

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Cissy Patterson's Timeline

November 7, 1884
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States
September 3, 1905
Age 20
July 24, 1948
Age 63
Washington, D.C., United States