Ilion Alumni Pharmacist

Edward Kerr - IHS 1925 Alumnus

November 2020

By Aileen Carney Sweeney


Edward Kerr - Albany College of Pharmacy Yearbook 1928
Edward Kerr - Albany College of Pharmacy Yearbook 1928

Edward Kerr - IHS 1925 - Pharmacist

Edward Kerr was born in Ilion and graduated from high school in 1925. He graduated from the Albany College of Pharmacy in 1928. He was a resident of Schenectady from 1947. Edward was a sales representative for the Eli Lily Drug Co. in Schenectady. He was a member of the Schenectady Pharmaceutical Association, the Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, and St. Helen's Church.

Edward Kerr died March 14, 1966 in the Schenectady Hospital after a short illness. He was 58 years old. Surviving were his wife, the former Christine Hadland; a son, Capt. Edward J. Kerr, Jr., of the USA in Germany; two daughters, Miss Sally Kerr and Miss Nancy Kerr, both of Schenectady; a brother, Joseph Kerr, of Ilion; two sisters, Mrs. Marie Miller, of Ithaca; Mrs. Walter Watson, of Colonie; several nieces and nephews. Services were held from the Daly Funeral Home, 242 McClellan St., Schenectady, and from St. Helen's Church, with celebration of a Requiem High Mass.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - Yearbook 1928 - page 50 - Edward Kerr
Edward Kerr Obituary - March 15, 1966 - Herkimer NY Evening Telegram 1966 00766.pdf -

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