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Chemicals executive

Charles Edwin Jordan, American chemicals executive. Achievements include patents for cephalosporin C, diethylstilbestrol plus30 testosterone. Named to Ohio State University Department Animal Science Hall of Fame, 1975.


Jordan, Charles Edwin was born on January 2, 1927 in South Charleston, Ohio, United States. Son of Author Wesley and Daisy Lenor (Schreck) Jordan.


Bachelor of Science, Ohio State University, 1951. Master of Science, Purdue University, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, 1958.


Assistant professor Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1958—1959. Senior animal scientist Eli Lilly & Company, Greenfield, 1959—1965, head animal nutrition, 1965—1970. Director agriculture research Lilly Research Center, Windlesham, Surrey, England, 1970—1974.

Director Animal Science Field Research Laboratory, Greenfield, 1975—1981, executive director, since 1981. Director product coordination Elanco Products Company, Indianapolis, 1974—1975. Member Antibotics in Feeds task force Animal Health Institute, Washington, 1970—1971.


  • Achievements include patents for cephalosporin C, diethylstilbestrol plus30 testosterone.


People need not just to accept but also to grow in relationship with God. God's grace and love constantly prompts and seeks to transform us, and so we should continually seek and pray to grow in holiness and love.


The use of force should be supported only in extreme situations and through approve of appropriate international organizations.


Language of offensive nature with regard to race, ethnicity or nationality does not indicate the value of each individual and contradicts the teaching of Jesus Christ.


Past president Greenfield Planning Commission, The Bridge (community drug abuse organization). Past chairman Hancock County Cancer Fund Crusade, Greenfield. Board directors Greenfield Revitalization, Inc.

Fellow: American Society Animal Science. Member: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Animal Nutrition Research Council, American Institute Biological Sciences.


Married Joyce Fox Jordan, January 17, 1954. Children: David, Pamela, Jennifer.

Author Wesley Jordan

Daisy Lenor (Schreck) Jordan

Joyce Fox Jordan

David Jordan

Pamela Jordan

Jennifer Jordan