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Pierre ‘Pete’ du Pont IV dies; ran for president in 1988

By The Associated Press - | May 10, 2021

FILE - In this April 27, 1987, file photo, Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis, left, shakes the hands of former Delaware Governor Pierre Du Pont, right as former Virginia Governor Charles S. Robb looks on, after both men attended the Jobs for Bay State Grads program in Boston. Pierre S. “Pete” du Pont IV, a former Delaware governor and congressman who sought the 1988 Republican presidential nomination, has died at age 86. Du Pont, a scion of the family that established the DuPont Co., died at his home in Wilmington, Del., on Saturday, May 8, 2021, after a long illness, his former chief of staff, Bob Perkins, said. (AP Photo/Jim Shea, File)


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