| Wilmington, Delaware|
Felix du Pont
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| April 14, 1879 (1879-04-14) Wilmington, Delaware|
Old Saint Anne's Church Cemetery
Vice-President, E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Founder, St. Andrew's School
DuPont, St. Andrew's School
June 29, 1948, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, United States
University of Pennsylvania (1901)
A. Felix du Pont, Jr., Richard Chichester du Pont, Alice du Pont Mills
A. Felix du Pont, Jr., Francis Gurney du Pont
Richard Chichester du Pont, Alice du Pont Mills
A. Felix du Pont Wikipedia
Alexis Felix du Pont, Sr. (April 14, 1879 – June 29, 1948) was a member of the American du Pont family who served as a vice president and director of E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. and a philanthropist who helped found St. Andrew's School in Middletown, Delaware.
He was born on April 14, 1879, to Francis Gurney du Pont and Elise Wigfall Simons. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1901.
He started work at E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. in 1900 and was made director in 1915 and vice president in 1919.
Felix du Pont died on June 29, 1948, in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. He was buried in Old Saint Anne's Church Cemetery in Middletown, Delaware.
In 1902, he married Mary R. Chichester. She was the daughter of Washington Bowie Chichester of Leesburg, Virginia. On September 3, 1937, they divorced in Reno, Nevada. Later that same day he married Ann Marvel of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. She was the daughter of Judge David Marvel of the Superior Court in Wilmington, Delaware.
His son, Alexis Felix du Pont, Jr., co-founded the All American Aviation Company, predecessor of US Airways Group, Inc., which merged with AMR Corporation in 2013 to form the world's largest airline. In 1897, he co-founded The University of Pennsylvania Band.