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Pierre Samuel Du Pont, IV Edit Profile

Governor of Delaware , Lawyer

Pierre Samuel Du Pont IV, American Lawyer, former governor of Delaware. Bar: Delaware 1964. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1957-1960.

Background

IV, Pierre Samuel Du Pont, was born on January 22, 1935 in Wilmington, Delaware, United States. Son of Pierre Samuel and Jane (Holcomb) du Pont.

Education

Graduate, Phillips Exeter Academy, 1952;Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering, Princeton University, 1956;Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1963.

Career

Member staff Photo Products Department, E.I. duPont Company. Member Delaware House of Representatives, 1968-1970. Member-at-large United States Congress from Delaware, Washington.

Governor State of Delaware, 1977-1985. Member Richards, Layton and Finger, Wilmington, since 1985. Chairman Hudson Institute, 1985—1987, National Review Institute, 1994—1997.

Chairman board National Center for Policy Analysis. Served United States Naval Reserve, 1957-1960.

Achievements

  • Bar: Delaware 1964.

Membership

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1957-1960.

Connections

Married Elise Ravenel Wood, 1957. Children: Elise, Pierre, Benjamin, Eleuthere.

father:
Pierre Samuel IV

mother:
Jane (Holcomb) IV

spouse:
Elise Ravenel Wood

children:
Elise IV

Pierre IV

Benjamin IV

Eleuthere IV