Kerr Norton Strachan Agency CEO, H.W.Thurber,III is elected to the International Maritime Hall of Fame. Waldron International Shipping and Norton Lilly International Hawaii form an alliance. Norton Lilly International acquires the Rio Group and renamed the company Norton Lilly Cargo Services.
Kerr Norton Strachan Agencybecomes a stakeholder in S5 Agency World. Agency network established covering Caribbean ports, Central, South America. Norton Lilly International launches offices in Puerto Rico and Mexico.
Dr.John J.McMullen aquires Norton Lilly & Company from Skeffington Norton Jr. & Joseph F. Lilly descendants of the founders. Containerization and computerization take Norton Lilly into a dramatic transitional period.
Norton Lilly receives a personally written letter from U.S. President Woodrow Wilson thanking the company for providing agency services to the government at no charge during World War I. Kerr Steamship Incorporates.