Lloyd H. Conover


Age: 93

chemist whose breakthrough invention of one of the most effective and widely prescribed antibiotics known as tetracycline led to a whole new approach to developing such drugs, who started his research at Pfizer in Brooklyn, New York in 1950 when pharmaceutical companies spurred by the success of penicillin against battlefield infections during World War II were racing to find new antibiotics.

Cause of Death: Congestive heart failure

Born: June 13, 1923

Died: March 11, 2017

St. Petersburg, Florida