Adrian Dalsey (October 14, 1914, Illinois – October 10, 1994, Walnut Creek, California) was a co-founder of DHL, a shipping company. He was born in Illinois on Oct 14th, 1914, to a Jewish Polish father and an American mother. He attended Wheaton College (Illinois), but later dropped out. He married Marjorie Schutt Dalsey and they had two children together, a boy named Jonathan and daughter Jennifer. In 1969, he co-founded DHL alongside business partners Larry Hillblom and Robert Lynn. He traveled to southeast Asia, Micronesia, Hawaii, Guam and other various parts of Asia, until he sold his share of DHL in 1980. He also fathered another son, Harry Dalsey after divorcing his wife Marjorie. He married Harry's mother Annie, and they were together until he died in 1994, in Walnut Creek, CA. .