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  2. John D. Rockefeller - Wikipedia

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    John D. Rockefeller John Davison Rockefeller Sr. (July 8, 1839 – May 23, 1937) was an American business magnate and philanthropist. He has been widely considered the wealthiest American of all time [1] [2] and the richest person in modern history.

  3. John D. Rockefeller | Biography, Industry, Philanthropy ...

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    John D. Rockefeller, in full John Davison Rockefeller, (born July 8, 1839, Richford, New York, U.S.—died May 23, 1937, Ormond Beach, Florida), American industrialist and philanthropist, founder of the Standard Oil Company, which dominated the oil industry and was the first great U.S. business trust.

  4. John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937), founder of the Standard Oil Company, became one of the world’s wealthiest men and a major philanthropist. Born into modest circumstances in upstate New York, he...

  5. Biography: John D. Rockefeller, Senior | American Experience ...

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    John D. Rockefeller was born July 8, 1839, in Richford, New York, about midway between Binghamton and Ithaca. His father, William Avery Rockefeller, was a "pitch man" — a "doctor" who claimed he...

  6. John D. Rockefeller - Quotes, Facts & Robber Baron - Biography

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    American industrialist John D. Rockefeller built his first oil refinery near Cleveland and in 1870 incorporated the Standard Oil Company. By 1882 he had a near-monopoly of the oil business in the...

  7. John Davison Rockefeller (JDR) was the guiding force behind the creation and development of the Standard Oil Company, which grew to dominate the oil industry and became one of the first big trusts in the United States, thus engendering much controversy and opposition regarding its business practices and form of organization.

  8. Who Was John D. Rockefeller? For What Is He Known? - Investopedia

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    John D. Rockefeller was born into modest circumstances in 1839, the son of an itinerant snake-oil salesman who called himself a physician and his highly religious and disciplined wife, who raised ...

  9. 10 Things You May Not Know About John D. Rockefeller

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    Shortly after the discovery of petroleum in Titusville, Pennsylvania, the 24-year-old Rockefeller entered the fledgling oil business in 1863 by investing in a Cleveland refinery. In 1870, he formed...

  10. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. - National Park Service

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    John D. Rockefeller, Jr., is probably best remembered for the sponsorship of the construction of the Rockefeller Center in New York City, funding the restoration of Colonial Williamsburg, and donating land in New York City for the United Nations complex.

  11. Books by John D. Rockefeller - Goodreads

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    1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. On Corruption in America: And What Is at Stake. by. Sarah Chayes (Narrator), Andrew Carnegie (Contributor), John D. Rockefeller (Contributor), J.P. Morgan (Contributor) 4.17 avg rating — 263 ratings — published 2020 — 6 editions. Want to Read.