Wallace Carothers

About Wallace Carothers

Birth Day: April 27, 1896
Birth Place: Burlington, IA
Died On: Apr 29, 1937 (age 41)
Birth Sign: Taurus

Wallace Carothers Net Worth

Wallace Carothers was bornon April 27, 1896 in Burlington, IA. DuPont chemist who invented nylons while working on a silk substitute.
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💰 Net worth: 1.4 Million

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About

DuPont Chemist who invented nylons while working on a silk substitute.

Before Fame

He was hired by DuPont to find a replacement for silk, which came mainly from Japan.

Trivia

His finished version of nylon premiered to 3,000 women at a forum titled We Enter the World of Tomorrow. He was inducted into the Alpha Chi Sigma Hall of Fame in 1982 after his death.

Family Life

He was the oldest of four children and had one brother and two sisters.

Associated With

His contributions to the company founded by Pierre S. du Pont were groundbreaking and history-making.