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Another W&L Hall of Famer

Another day, another Washington and Lee alum in a hall of fame.

In Thursday’s blog, we wrote about the induction of John Bassett III, of the Class of 1959, into the American Furniture Hall of Fame.

Today it’s Richard Duchossois’ turn.

Junior Achievement has just named Dick, a member of the Class of 1944, to the Chicago Business Hall of Fame.

He was one of three honorees. One of the others was Jerry Reinsdorf, chairman of the Chicago Bulls and Chicago White Sox.

Dick is chairman of the Duchossois Group, a privately held, family-owned company with holdings in the consumer products, technology and service sectors.

The Chicago Business Hall of Fame was created “to honor the champions of free enterprise and present role models in business for area youth.” Laureates are featured in a permanent exhibition at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry.

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