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Walter S. Carpenter, Jr.

Walter S. Carpenter, Jr.AKA Walter Samuel Carpenter, Jr.

Born: 8-Jan-1888
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, PA
Died: 2-Feb-1976
Location of death: Wilmington, DE
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: President of DuPont, 1940-48

Father: Walter Samuel Carpenter
Mother: Isabella Morgan
Brother: Benjamin G. Carpenter
Brother: Robert Ruliph Morgan Carpenter
Sister: Madge Carpenter
Wife: Mary Wooten (m. 1914)

    University: Cornell University

    DuPont President (1940-48)
    DuPont (1909-74)
    Member of the Board of DuPont (1919-62, as Chairman 1940?-62)
    Member of the Board of General Motors (1927-59)
    Manhattan Project Oversaw DuPont's involvement
    Jupiter Island

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