Slideshow: Julian Osbon 1940-2014

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1952
Sponsored by The Chronicle, Osbon wins the 1952 Augusta Soap Box Derby championship and earning a trip to compete in Akron, Ohio.
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1993
Julian Osbon, then owner and CEO of Osbon Medical Systems on Broad Street. After he was awarded Small Business Person of the Year for Georgia at Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce even. Osbon earned the award from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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Jan. 18, 1994.
Osbon makes announcement with new Chinese distributor Professor He Hongming (right), president of Hainan Zhongbong Medical Industry and Trade Corp.
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2000
Osbon in portrait photo with device that helped create his business.
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2001
Hopeful restauranteur Judy Tyler and the landlord of the restaurant property, downtown revitalization proponent Julian Osbon, talk about Tyler's trials and tribulations with the Augusta commission and her liquor license application.
2/13/01 Jonathan Ernst photo Metro
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2002
Osbon (left) with Augusta Mayor Bob Young
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2002
Osbon (left) with Augusta Mayor Bob Young
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2002
Building owner Julian Osbon stands on the sidewalk at 851 Broad St which is next to the Augusta Common. He is still deciding plans for his building which overlooks the park. 10/9/02
Annette M. Drowlette/staff
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2002
Julian Osbon stands on the second floor outside walkway at 851 Broad St. He owns the vacant building and it overlooks Augusta Common. 10/9/02
Annette M. Drowlette/staff
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April 12, 2007,
Julian Osbon poses for a portrait with his son Christopher Osbon at Factory Recording Studio, Thursday,in Augusta, Ga.
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April 12, 2007,
Julian Osbon poses with a portrait of his father Geddys Osbon, in his home in Augusta, Ga.
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Julian Osbon poses for a portrait in his home, Thursday, April 12, 2007, in Augusta, Ga. RAINIER EHRHARDT/STAFF
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Image of Julian Osbon as he was named CEO of Xytex International, a worldwide leader in reproductive tissue storage, services and research, based in Augusta.
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1953
A young Julian Osbon crowns the Soap Box Derby Queen of 1953

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