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Ralph E. Dorland. Sr.

Ralph E. Dorland, Sr., business executive.


  • Sr., Ralph E. Dorland, was born on August 22, 1879 in Elyria, Ohio, United States. Son of Charles Johnson and Ida Belle (McNabb) D.

  • Education

    • Graduate in Pharmacy, Purdue, 1901.


    • Dorland Pharmacy Company, Springfield, Illinois, 1912-1916. Manager pharmaceutical department, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan. New York manager, Dow Chemical corporation since 1919.

      President Illinois Pharmaceutical Association, 1913. President American Chemical Salesmen, 1923-1925. Chairman drug chemical section, New York Board of Trade, 1940.

      President New York Board of Trade, 1946.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Clubs: Chemists of New York (vice president 1941-1942), Rockefeller Luncheon.


    • Married Edith E. Green, June 17, 1902. Children: Grant A., Wayne E., Jack A., Ralph E. Began career as proprietor, Dorland Drug Company.
    • father: Charles Johnson D.
    • mother: Ida Belle (McNabb) D.
    • spouse: Edith E. Green
    • children: Grant A. Senior
    • Wayne E. Senior
    • Jack A. Senior
    • Ralph E. Began career as proprietor Senior
    • Dorland Drug Co Senior
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    Born August 22, 1879
    Died March 14, 1948
    (aged 68)