John D. Rockefeller

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(businessman)
Born John Davison Rockefeller
1839-07-08
Richford, New York
Died 1937-05-23 (Age 97)
The Casements, Ormond Beach, Florida
Religion Baptist
Children • Elizabeth Rockefeller
• Alice Rockefeller
• Alta Rockefeller
• Edith Rockefeller
• John Davison Rockefeller
• Jr.
Parents • William Avery Rockefeller Sr.
• Eliza Davison
Spouse Laura Celestia Spelman
Founder of Rockefeller Foundation, Standard Oil
Member of Phi Beta Kappa, The Pilgrims Society
Party Republican

John D. Rockefeller was a co-founder of the Standard Oil Company, which dominated the oil industry and was the first great U.S. business trust.

He was father of John D. Rockefeller III.


 

A Quote by John D. Rockefeller

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School“I do not want a nation of thinkers. I want a nation of Workers.


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