Percy Lavon Julian
|Percy Lavon Julian|
April 11, 1899|
|Died||April 19, 1975
|Alma mater||DePauw University (BA)
Harvard University (MS)
University of Vienna (PhD)
|Spouse(s)||Anna Roselle Johnson
|Children||Percy Lavon Julian, Jr.
Faith Roselle Julian
|Parent(s)||Elizabeth Lena Adams
James Sumner Julian
Percy Lavon Julian (April 11, 1899 – April 19, 1975) was an American research chemist and a well known scientist in the chemical synthesis of medicinal drugs from plants. His works would lead to the invention of birth control pills. He was born in Montgomery, Alabama.