Ilion Alumni Pharmacist

Leland Quinlaven - IHS Alumnus

November 2020

By Aileen Carney Sweeney

 

Leland Quinlaven Albany College of Pharmacy Graduation 1921

Leland Quinlaven - IHS Alumnus - Pharmacist

Leland Quinlaven graduated from Ilion High School in 1910. In 1913, he was the valedictorian of the Albany College of Pharmacy Class of 1913. Leland and his college classmate, Chester Weeks, purchased a drug store in Herkimer in 1915. They bought a drug store business, located on South Washington street in Herkimer, from Joseph Delahunt. Mr. Quinlaven had worked at the store, for a number of years, prior to the purchase. Later, he bought the Herkimer Sauer Drug store in 1936. That store had been operated by Mayor Fred Sauer for 21 years.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - Photographs 1913 - Leland Quinlaven
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - Commencement 1913 - Leland Quinlaven
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - Yearbook 1950 - Charles Lynch
Drug Store change - November 11, 1915 - Utica Herald Dispatch - fultonhistory.com
Herkimer Store Sold - February 10, 1936 - Utica daily Press - fultonhistory.com


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