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Floyd K. Thayer

Floyd K. Thayer, business executive. Recipient Marketing Man of Year award Chicago chapter American Marketing Association, 1958. Board of directors Illinois State Chamber of Commerce., 1952-1957; member American Chemical Society, Chicago Drug and Chemical Association, American Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (past director), Waukegan-North Chicago Chamber of Commerce (director 1958-1961) Beta Theta Pi, Sigma Xi.


  • Thayer, Floyd K. was born on July 22, 1896 in Castle Rock, Colorado, United States. Son of William H. and Hattie (Kinyon) Thayer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Denver, 1918. A.M., University of Illinois, 1920.


    • Chemical marketing, secretary, member Executive Committee, became vice president, 1953. Director First Federal Savings & Loan Association of Waukegan. Cons. drugs and medicines Health Supplies branch War Production Board, 1942-1943.


    • Contributor to American Journal Pharmacy, Journal American Chemical Society.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Served in Chemical Warfare Service, United States Army, 1918. Mason.; Club: Rotary.


    • Married Edith Fales, July 1921. Children: Willard K., Jean E. With the Abbott laboratories.
    • father: William H. Thayer
    • mother: Hattie (Kinyon) Thayer
    • spouse: Edith Fales
    • children: Willard K. Thayer
    • Jean E. With the Abbott Labs Thayer
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    Died September 28, 1965
    (aged 69)