or Du Pont
[doo-pont, dyoo-, doo-pont, dyoo-; for 1, 2 also French dy-pawn]
- E·leu·thère I·ré·née [e-lœ-ter ee-rey-ney] /ɛ lœˈtɛr i reɪˈneɪ/, 1771–1834, U.S. industrialist, born in France.
- Pierre Sam·u·el [pee-air sam-yoo-uh l; French pyer sa-my-el] /piˈɛər ˈsæm yu əl; French pyɛr sa müˈɛl/, 1739–1817, French economist and statesman (father of Eleuthère Irénée).
- Samuel Francis,1803–65, Union admiral in the U.S. Civil War.
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The panel unanimously affirmed a jury verdict in favor of DuPont in 2011.Law-Breaking Judges Took Cases That Could Make Them Even Richer
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April 28, 2014
In 2009, Delaware Superior Court Judge Jan Jurden ordered probation, not prison, for unemployed DuPont heir Robert Richards IV.America’s Prison System: Not Faring Well Either
April 5, 2014
A DuPont family scion was convicted of sexually assaulting his daughter but received no jail time.Delaware’s Affluenza Case Affects Justice, Too
April 1, 2014
Proving that Russian food is more than borscht, Mari Vanna in Dupont is cozy and offers hearty food that will fill you right up.A Local’s Guide to D.C. During the Holidays
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She has won numerous awards for her work, including Emmy, Peabody, duPont, and Foreign Press Club honors.
Dr. Dupont wrote to his patient's father; but no answer has been received.Fairy Fingers
Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
It will be such a day as has not been seen in this Department since Dupont took the place.Letters from Port Royal
Henderley had incited and paid; the others, Dupont and Lygon, had acted and received.
Dupont was coming to-night, and the hatchet of crime was to be dug up again.
Dupont went on, watching the other furtively, for he did not like this silence.