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Walter S. Carpenter, Jr.

Jesse Russell

High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Walter Samuel Carpenter, Jr. (January 8, 1888 - February 2, 1976) was an American corporate executive from Wilmington, Delaware who oversaw the DuPont company's involvement in the Manhattan Project to produce an atomic bomb for use during World War II. In 1919, at age 31, Carpenter was the youngest man elected to DuPont's board of directors, and the first who was not from the du Pont family. During his tenure on the board he served as treasurer from 1921 until 1940, as chairman of the finance committee from 1930 until 1940, as president from 1940 until 1948, continued as chairman until 1962, and as honorary chairman until 1974. He also served on the board of directors of General Motors from 1927 until 1959.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Book on Demand Ltd.
  • Publish Date: Jan 6th, 2013
  • Pages: 90
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 11.00in - 8.25in - 0.19in - 0.49lb
  • EAN: 9785511772882