Friday, October 10, 2003

The Bill DeWitt File



Name: William O. DeWitt Jr.

Age: 62

Born: Aug. 31, 1941, in St. Louis

Education: Bachelor's degree from Yale University, master's degree in business administration from Harvard University

Family: Wife, Kathy; four children; seven grandchildren.

Home: Indian Hill

Career: Along with friend and business partner Mercer Reynolds III, joined George W. Bush in oil and baseball ventures. DeWitt now is principal owner of the St. Louis Cardinals. Their firm also owns Arby's franchises and is an investor in Norwood-based U.S. Playing Card Co.

Fund-raising: In the 2000 campaign, DeWitt was a Pioneer, meaning he raised more than $100,000 for the campaign. This time he is a Ranger, meaning he has raised $200,000.

Source: Enquirer research




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