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The McCutcheon family

  • John Tinney and Evelyn Shaw McCutcheon had three sons, John Tinney Jr., Shaw and George Barr. John Jr. once said, in a foreward to a booklet featuring his father's drawings, that the three always felt they were Hoosiers at heart even though they were raised in Chicago.

  • John McCutcheon's older brother, George Barr McCutcheon, was a famous author. Having started out as a reporter and then city editor of the Lafayette Courier, he went on to write novels, including "The Sherrods" and "Brewster's Millions."

  • McCutcheon's younger brother Ben was in the advertising business in Chicago. His sister, Jessie, married and lived in Chicago and New York, and was known for making and selling dolls.

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