Dr. Percy Julian is famous for his chemistry work with soy plants and the synthesis of Physostigmine which led to synthetic Cortisone. Among his many accomplishments are the invention of firefighting foam, latex paints and the synthesis of the sex hormones progesterone and testosterone.
Granite base with 1.5 times life-size cast bronze sculpture dedicated October 25, 2003
Oak Park, Illinois
2nd bronze casting was purchased by Depauw University and is displayed at DePauw University's Percy Julian Science Building in