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Eli Lilly (Pharmacologist) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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Eli Lilly
Eli Lilly is an American soldier, pharmacist, chemist and businessman who founded the pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and Company. Lilly joined the Coalition Army during the American Civil War and recruited a company of soldiers to serve with him in the Indiana Light Artillery's 18th Independent Squad. Then he was promoted to major and colonel and took command of the 9th Indiana Cavalry Regiment. Lilly was arrested in September 1864 and held prisoner until January 1865. After the war he tried to run a plantation in Mississippi, but was unsuccessful and returned to the pharmacy after the death of his first wife. Lilly remarried and worked with business partners at several drugstores in Indiana and Illinois before opening her own business in 1876 in Indianapolis. Lilly's company manufactures drugs and sells them wholesale for pharmacies.
BornJuly 8, 1838, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
DiedJune 6, 1898, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Resting placeCrown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis
Alma materIndiana Asbury University
OccupationPharmaceutical chemist, Military Officer, Industrialist
Known forEli Lilly and Company, Philanthropy
Political partyRepublican
Board member ofGrand Army of the Republic
Spouse(s)Emily Lemen (m. 1860–66), Maria Cynthia Sloan (m. 1869–98)
ChildrenJosiah K. Lilly, Sr, Eleanor Lilly
RelativesEli Lilly, Jr. (grandson), Josiah K. Lilly, Jr. (grandson)

About Eli Lilly

Pharmacologist Eli Lilly was born on July 8, 1838 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States (He dies at the age of 59, on June 6, 1898).

Pharmacologist Eli Lilly and Company, the first pharmaceutical company to mass-produce penicillin, was founded by him. His pharmacy chain eventually offered goods in more than a hundred nations.

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Eli Lilly before becoming famous

Eli Lilly was born in the Zodiac sign Cancer (The Crab), and 1838 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Dog (狗).

During the Civil War, he volunteered in the Union Army and rose through the ranks to Colonel, leading a cavalry unit.

Achievement of Eli Lilly

He invented the concept of drug prescriptions and was one of the first pharmacists to only provide addictive or harmful pharmaceuticals to patients who had first sought medical advice.

Eli Lilly's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

Josiah, his son, inherited his pharmaceutical company after his father died.

Eli Lilly Collabed with

He was instrumental in bringing Virologist Jonas Salk's polio vaccine to the public.

Eli Lilly Income & Net worth

Eli Lilly's income mainly comes from the work that created his reputation: a pharmacologist. Information about his net worth in 2024 is being updated as soon as possible by allfamous.org, you can contact to tell us Net Worth of the Eli Lilly.

Eli Lilly Height and Weight

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Latest information about Eli Lilly updated on March 21 2023.