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Percy Lavon Julian

Percy Lavon Julian was an American research chemist and a pioneer in the chemical synthesis of medicinal drugs from plants. Wikipedia
Born: 11 April 1899, Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Died: 19 April 1975, Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Spouse: Anna Roselle Johnson (m. 1935–1975)
Children: Percy Lavon Julian, Jr, Faith Roselle Julian
Education: University of Vienna (1929–1931), Harvard University (1922–1923), more
Awards: Spingarn Medal
Parents: James Sumner Julian, Elizabeth Lena Julian
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