Lisa J. Raines

 

Age: 42

 

Summary: senior vice president for government relations at the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based biotechnology company Genzyme Corporation and one of the passengers aboard on the hijacked American Airlines Flight 77 that crashed into the Pentagon who was considered as one of the earliest and most prominent lobbyists for biotechnology industry, where she played a role in shaping virtually all of the laws affecting the biotechnology industry over more than a decade, including laws that strengthened patent protection and accelerated the approval of drugs by the Food and Drug Administration.

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a plane crash

 

Born: December 30, 1958

 

Died: September 11, 2001

 

Location: Arlington, Virginia