in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Banking; Medicinal Chemistry. 1091 words.
du Pont, Francis Irénée (03 December 1873–16 March 1942), chemist, inventor, and stockbroker, was born at Hagley House outside of Wilmington, Delaware, the son of Francis Gurney du Pont,...