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John T. Connor

Merck & Company

1955 - 1964

Healthcare

Military ServiceMarines
1950 b. 1914
male
EducationTwoDegree
UndergraduateSyracuse University
GraduateJD, Harvard University
Personal
Born-Died1914 - 2000
BirthplaceNew York (NY)
RaceWhite
Era - 1950

Connor was a key leader in expanding Merck into international markets. He was an ardent supporter of research and development that enabled Merck to produce a series of successful pharmaceutical applications. His success at Merck led to his nomination as Commerce Secretary in the Johnson administration.