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Charles R. Walgreen, Jr.

Walgreen Company

1939 - 1969

Retail

1930 b. 1904
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateUniversity of Michigan
Personal
Born-Died1904
BirthplaceIllinois (IL)
RaceWhite
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - 1930

As a young purchasing department officer, Walgreen Jr. gained valuable management experience by overseeing a wide variety of the company’s buying operations and by creating several new lines of merchandise. During his tenure as Walgreens' president, he expanded the size of the stores and greatly increased sales volume, all while maintaining Walgreens' commitment to low prices.