Clipped From The Kokomo Tribune
Lilly Wednesday Federated was Rudolph, Kokomo. was the of Order the INDIANAPOLIS (AP)-Mrs. Eli Lilly, wife of the honorary chairman of board of Ell Lilly and Co. of Indianapolis, died at her home today after a illness. Mrs. Lilly was well known in the of philanthropy and the cultural Jife Indianapolis. She was a member of the board directors of Lilly Endowment, Inc., foundation which administers the phi- lanthrophic activities of the Lilly for religious, education and charitable purposes. She was also a founding trustee of Indianapolis Museum of Art and a member of the board of trustees of Indianapolis Children's Museum. Ruth Allison Lilly was born Oct 14 1891, one of four daughters of William D. Allison, Indianapolis manufacturer and distributor of medical office furniture.