C. Douglass Buck

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Birthday
21, 1890
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Jan 27, 1965 (74)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
21, 1890
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Jan 27, 1965 (74)

About

Republican politician who served two terms as Governor of Delaware from 1929 to 1937 during the Great Depression. He was also a U.S. Senator from from 1943 to 1949.

Before Fame

He went to the University of Pennsylvania Engineering School and served some time in the U.S. Army during World War I.

Trivia

His former home, Buena Vista, was made into a conference center after being donated to the state of Delaware.

Family Life

He married Alice du Pont and they had two children.

Associated With

He was elected Governor of Delaware when Herbert Hoover was President of the United States.