William Avery Rockefeller Jr.

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Person.png William Avery Rockefeller Jr.  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(financier, businessman, Rockefeller family)
Born1841-05-31
Richford, New York
Died1922-06-24 (Age 81)
Tarrytown, New York
ReligionNorthern Baptist
Children • Lewis Edward Rockefeller
• Emma Rockefeller
• William Goodsell Rockefeller
• John Davison Rockefeller II
• Percy Avery Rockefeller
• Ethel Geraldine Rockefeller
SpouseAlmira Geraldine Goodsell
Member ofCorsair Club, The Money Trust


Together with his brother, John Davison Rockefeller, William Avery Rockefeller Jr. founded Standard Oil in 1870. Its contemporary corporate heirs are BP, Exxon and Chevron.

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