Gideon Daniel Searle

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Gideon Daniel Searle (February 13, 1846 Randolph County, Indiana - January 22, 1917 Chicago, Illinois)[1] was a druggist[2] and the founder of pharmaceutical company G.D. Searle, LLC.[3]

The company was founded in Omaha, Nebraska in 1888, moved to Chicago in 1910 before moving to Skokie, Illinois. The company was acquired by Monsanto in 1987 for $2.7 billion.[4] His father Herman Searle helped establish a Congregational church.[5][6]

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  1. ^ "Gideon Daniel Searle". Find A Grave. Retrieved 6 December 2019.
  2. ^ "John Gideon Searle" (PDF). Retrieved 6 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Searle family". Forbes. Retrieved 6 December 2019.
  4. ^ Jensen, Trevor (November 6, 2007). "Daniel C. Searle: 1926 - 2007". The Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 6 December 2019.
  5. ^ "Gideon Daniel Searle (1846-1917) - Find a Grave". Find a Grave.
  6. ^ Ohio (1838). "Acts of a Local Nature Passed at the Session of the General Assembly of the State of Ohio".