John Gideon Searle, 1923, HSCD’67

John Gideon Searle
The Chicago Community Trust

Metamucil, Dramamine, and the first oral contraceptive, Enovid: When Searle became vice president of the family pharmaceutical company, G. D. Searle & Co., he pushed for more research into new products like these and a more effective marketing strategy. The business became one of the most profitable pharmaceutical companies in America.

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