Stephen M. DuBrul Jr. died just over a week after his wife, the celebrated abstract painter Helen Frankenthaler. They lived on an estate on Contentment Island Road in Darien, pictured, that is for sale for $6.9 million, according to Zillow.com. DuBrul started in investment banking in 1956 at Lehman Brothers in New York, where he was promoted for years and later, in 1972, he joined Lazard Freres & Company. He left Wall Street for Washington in December 1975, serving as president and chairman of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, which he reorganized for President Ford. Since 1978, Mr. DuBrul had his own independent consulting and private banking practice and was a director of a number of major public corporations, including Radio Corporation of America, RCA Corporation and NBC, Continental Can Company, Continental Group, Inc., General Dynamics Corporation, Great Northern Paper Co., Jewel Companies, Inc., R. H. Macy & Co., May Department Stores Company, Acme-Cleveland Corporation, Weatherhead Company, Midland-Ross Corp., Tappan Manufacturing Company, Signal Companies, Inc., Sainsbury (USA) Inc., Shaw's Supermarkets, Inc. and the Jeffrey Company. Early in life, DuBrul attended Notre Dame University (1946-48) and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1950. For the first two years of the Korean War he served in the Central Intelligence Agency.
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