Tag Archives: Claudia Norris Kapnick

Anna Wilmarth Ickes and Harold L. Ickes

Harold L. Ickes, Winnetka’s Own Curmudgeon

Gazette Article by: Claudia Norris Kapnick Appeared in the Gazette: Winter 1996 The dictionary defines a curmudgeon as a crusty, ill-tempered, and usually old person. Although some Winnetkans may aspire to such a title, one actually lived here and publicly declared himself as such. This figure is none other than Harold L. Ickes, political reformer […]