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date: 17 October 2019

deButts, John Dulanylocked

(10 April 1915–17 December 1986)
  • Yanek Mieczkowski


deButts, John Dulany (10 April 1915–17 December 1986), corporation executive, was born in Greensboro, North Carolina, the son of Sydnor deButts, a manager for the Atlantic & Yadkin railroad line, and Mary Ellen Cutchin. DeButts worked on a railroad during his youth and after finishing high school entered the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington. In 1936 he graduated as a captain with a B.S. in electrical engineering and served as valedictorian of his class....

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