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Dr Percy Lavon Julian
Birth: Apr. 11, 1899
Montgomery
Montgomery County
Alabama, USA
Death: Apr. 19, 1975
Waukegan
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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 Spouse:
  Anna Roselle Johnson Julian (1903 - 1994)*
 
 Children:
  Percy Lavon Julian (1940 - 2008)*
 
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Burial:
Elm Lawn Cemetery Mausoleum and Crematorium
Elmhurst
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
 
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: May 31, 2002
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Your amazing contributions to medicine helped my mom. Thank you.
- Catherine D
 Added: Jul. 2, 2014
Paying my respects for an amazing person.
- Ricketchu
 Added: Apr. 11, 2014

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 Added: Apr. 11, 2014
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