William du Pont, Jr.

Male, Deceased Person

1896 – 1965

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Who was William du Pont, Jr.?

William du Pont, Jr. was an American businessman and banker and a prominent figure in the sport of Thoroughbred horse racing. He developed and designed more than 20 racing venues, including Fair Hill at his 5,000-acre estate in Maryland. A member of the Delaware Du Pont family, he was the son of William du Pont and Annie Rogers Zinn, and brother to Marion duPont Scott, a noted horsewoman and breeder.

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Born
Feb 11, 1896
Surrey
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Religion
  • Episcopal Church
Died
Dec 31, 1965
Wilmington

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on July 23, 2013

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