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1954 Horatio Alger Award Winner

Fred A. Lawson*

E.L. Patch Company

"To succeed, you must use the ability, the initiative, and industry with which you are endowed. We must be sure that the American tradition is steadfastly maintained."

Fred Lawson started working for the E. L. Patch Company after graduating from high school. He started as an errand boy with the firm, working his way up to the top and never missing a single promotion. He became president of the company and was a vital instrument in bringing the company into its position of prominence in the drug manufacturing field.

* Deceased