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Lloyd Hall was born in Elgin, Illinois on June 20, 1894.
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Lloyd Augustus Hall invented a number of ways to better preserve food. During his career he amassed 59 U.S. patents. Many food preservatives used today were pioneered by Dr. Hall's methods.
Before his research, most preservation was done with salts and it was difficult to keep foods from spoiling without making them taste bitter.
After graduating from high school in 1912, Hall went on to study pharmaceutical chemistry at Northwestern University where he graduated with a B.S. in 1916 where he went on to earn a masters degree
The Hall family moved to nearby Aurora, Illinois, when Lloyd Hall was a child. He attended East Side High School in Aurora, and there became interested in chemistry.
He was also active in activities such as debate, track, football, and baseball. During his high school years, Hall was one of only five African-American students at the school. In 1912 he graduated as one of the top ten students in his class and received scholarship offers from four Illinois universities.
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Lloyd Hall died January 2, 1971, Pasadena California.