Biography - A Short Wiki
Founder of Eli Lilly and Company, the first pharmaceutical organization to mass-produce penicillin. His chain of pharmacies eventually sold products in over one hundred countries.
He enlisted in the Union Army during the Civil War, eventually rising to the rank of Colonel and commanding a cavalry unit.
He pioneered the idea of drug prescriptions and was one of the first pharmacists to only give addictive or dangerous medications to people who had first consulted with a physician.
How did Eli Lilly die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||59 years|
|Birthday||July 8, 1838|
|Death date||June 6, 1898|
|Place of death||Indianapolis, Indiana, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|