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  2. John D. Rockefeller Jr. - Wikipedia

    John Davison Rockefeller Jr. (January 29, 1874 – May 11, 1960) was an American financier and philanthropist, and the only son of Standard Oil co-founder John D. Rockefeller . He was involved in the development of the vast office complex in Midtown Manhattan known as Rockefeller Center, making him one of the largest real estate holders in the city.

  3. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. | American philanthropist | Britannica

    John D. Rockefeller, Jr., in full John Davison Rockefeller, Jr., (born January 29, 1874, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.—died May 11, 1960, Tucson, Arizona), American philanthropist, the only son of John D. Rockefeller, Sr., and heir to the Rockefeller fortune, who built Rockefeller Center in New York City and was instrumental in the decision to locate the …

  4. John D. Rockefeller Jr. - Biography

    Born on January 29, 1874, in Cleveland, Ohio, John D. Rockefeller Jr. was a prominent American philanthropist and heir to the family fortune created by father John D. Rockefeller Sr., founder...

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  5. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.’s charitable gifts are estimated to have totaled $537 million. Combined with his father’s charitable contributions of $540 million, the total philanthropic contribution of the first two generations of the Rockefeller fortune equals more than $1 billion between 1860 and 1960.

  6. Biography: John D. Rockefeller, Junior | American Experience ...

    John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and his father. Rockefeller Archive Center. In the popular perception of the Rockefeller dynasty, John D. Rockefeller, Sr. and his grandson Nelson have always occupied ...

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

    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...

  8. John D. Rockefeller - Wikipedia

    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.

  9. John D. Rockefeller | biography | Britannica

    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.

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

    Born in 1874. John D. Rockefeller, Jr., was the fifth child and only son of John D. Rockefeller, the builder of Standard Oil. The elder Rockefeller became America's first billionaire. After graduating from Brown University in 1897, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., joined his father's business, where he learned that making money held little appeal.

  11. 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...