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Dr Percy Lavon Julian
Birth: Apr. 11, 1899
Montgomery County
Alabama, USA
Death: Apr. 19, 1975
Lake County
Illinois, USA

Chemist, civil rights leader. He was research director of the soya products division and later chemicals development division of the Glidden Company (1936-1953), headed his own companies after 1953, is credited with synthesis of physostigmine for treatment of glaucoma, of the female sex hormone progesterone, and of a compound from soybean sterols making possible quantity production of cortisone. 
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  Anna Roselle Johnson Julian (1903 - 1994)*
  Percy Lavon Julian (1940 - 2008)*
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Elm Lawn Cemetery Mausoleum and Crematorium
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: May 31, 2002
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- LawBaby
 Added: Apr. 11, 2016
Dr. Julian, I hope your cortisone invention works for my mom!
- Bridget Hainline
 Added: Feb. 16, 2016

- LawBaby
 Added: Apr. 19, 2015
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