Wickliffe Draper

Wickliffe Draper

Wickliffe Preston Draper (August 9, 1891–1972) was an American multimillionaire and an ardent eugenicist and lifelong advocate of strict racial segregation. In 1937 he founded the Pioneer Fund, a registered charitable organisation established to provide scholarships for descendants of original white American settlers and to support research into heredity and eugenics; he later became its principal benefactor.

Read more about Wickliffe Draper:  Early Life, Eugenics and The Pioneer Fund, Funding of The Mississippi Sovereignty Commission, Later Life and Personality

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... some direct relationship with either Wickliffe Draper of The Pioneer Fund or Andrew Preston founder of The Boston Fruit Company, later United Fruit in New Orleans, LA J ... Wickliffe Draper used his J ... international eugenics congresses attended by Harry Laughlin and Wickliffe Draper ...
Wickliffe Draper - Later Life and Personality
... The Pioneer Fund described Draper as By nature introverted, shy, and modest, Draper refused honorary doctorates or having university buildings named in his honor ... Draper insisted that his role as benefactor to many charitable causes (including military history, archaeology, conservation, and population problems) remain anonymous ... Throughout his life, Draper maintained a low profile, as did the Pioneer Fund ...
International Association For The Advancement Of Ethnology And Eugenics - History
... The IAAEE's main benefactor was Colonel Wickliffe Draper, a segregationist who opposed the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and sought to fund research that would provide scientific justification ... the Pioneer Fund which had been established by Draper to advance his views ... Federation of Conservatives, Human Events Magazine (also partially funded by Wickliffe Draper), and the Defenders of State Sovereignty and Individual Liberty ...