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Washington University alumnus pledges $8M

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An alumnus and emeritus trustee of Washington University in St. Louis pledged $8 million to the school.

The donor, John Dains, is donating the funds to provide financial assistance to undergraduates.

Dains is the former CEO of San Francisco-based railcar leasing business Helm Financial Corp., which was purchased in 2014 by Wells Fargo.

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