The Info List - John K. Smith

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John K. Smith (died 1845) was an American pharmacist and businessman, who was the founder of SmithKline as in GlaxoSmithKline Smith trained as a druggist, and joined his brother-in-law, John Gilbert, in 1830 to open a dispensing chemist at 296 North Second Street in Philadelphia.[1] Together they sold drugs, paints, varnish, chemicals and window glass.[1] When John K. Smith decided to retire he handed the business on to his son, George K. Smith, who expanded it into a large international business.[1] John K. Smith died in 1845.[1] References[edit]

^ a b c d No brotherly love in battle of drug makers' jobs Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 17 February 1998

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Predecessors, acquisitions

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