Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Victor Du Pont (1767-1827)

Victor is a son of Pierre Du Pont de Nemours, a member of the upper tier of the French bourgeois class. The family escaped France and the guillotine and settled in New Jersey for a bit. Victor and his brother Irenee stayed in America while dad returned to France. The boys settled in Delaware and became businessmen. Many ventures later, a gunpowder making business began and from that
the modern day chemical company, Dupont was born. Completed 2010. sold

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