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Eli Lilly II

Eli Lilly & Company

1932 - 1969

Healthcare

1930 b. 1885
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduatePhiladelphia College of Pharmacy
Personal
Born-Died1885 - 1977
BirthplaceIndiana (IN)
RaceWhite
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - 1930

Succeeding his father, Lilly spent his entire career, 70 years, with Eli Lilly and Company. He started as superintendent of manufacturing in 1907 and was the company’s honorary chairman until his death in 1977. He presided over Lilly’s dramatic growth as a major pharmaceutical player in the U.S.