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Walter S. Carpenter, Jr.

DuPont Corporation

1940 - 1948

Chemicals & Industrial

1940 b. 1888
male
Personal
Born-Died1888 - 1976
BirthplacePennsylvania (PA)
RaceWhite
Era - 1940

Carpenter was only the second man not of the duPont name in the 145-year history of the company to have been elected president. Carpenter expanded duPont to include diversified chemical lines and grew sales to more than $650 million.