Josiah K. Lilly, Sr. and Chemist Ernest Eberhardt

Abstract

Josiah K. Lilly joined the company at age 14, serving as the general errand boy. Smart and ambitious, he graduated from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 1885. Returning to work, he established a botanical laboratory, hired the company's first pharmacist, and eventually became director of the research department. By 1890, Josiah had taken over many of his father's responsibilities as head of the company.Use of this image is restricted to projects related to Destination Indiana. IHS may not reproduce.Eli Lilly and Company - The Lilly Men Journe

Similar works

Full text

thumbnail-image

Indiana Historical Society Digital Image Collections

Full text is not available
oai:images.indianahistory.org:V0002/2216Last time updated on 6/11/2012

Having an issue?

Is data on this page outdated, violates copyrights or anything else? Report the problem now and we will take corresponding actions after reviewing your request.