John D. Rockefeller

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Person.png John D. Rockefeller   History Commons WikiquoteRdf-icon.png
(businessman)
BornJohn Davison Rockefeller
1839-07-08
Richford, New York
Died1937-05-23 (Age 97)
The Casements, Ormond Beach, Florida
ReligionBaptist
Children • Elizabeth Rockefeller
• Alice Rockefeller
• Alta Rockefeller
• Edith Rockefeller
• John Davison Rockefeller
• Jr.
Parents • William Avery Rockefeller Sr.
• Eliza Davison
SpouseLaura Celestia Spelman
Founder ofRockefeller Foundation, Standard Oil
Member ofPhi Beta Kappa, The Pilgrims Society
PartyRepublican

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.


8 July 1839|23 May 1937| 

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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