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John D. Rockefeller
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John D. Rockefeller

The richest man in America at the turn of the 20th century
Co-founder of the Standard Oil Company
John D. Rockefeller

John Davison Rockefeller

Age

97

Born

8 Jul 1839

Died

23 May 1937

John D. Rockefeller Bio Details

Full name

John Davison Rockefeller

Gender

Male

Age

97

Date of birth

8 Jul 1839

Birth place

Richford, Tioga County, New York, USA

Date of death:

23 May 1937

Place of death

Ormond Beach, Volusia County, Florida, USA

Occupations

Financier

Philanthropist

Oil Company Founder (1870)

Education

Owego Academy, Owego, Tioga County, New York, United States

Central High School, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Royal Connections

Rockefeller's grandmother Lucy was a direct descendent of Lady Mary Boleyn, sister of Anne, the second wife of King Henry VIII.  Although never confirmed by the court of King Henry, it has been speculated by a number of historians that Lady Mary's daughter Katherine Knollys might well have been the product of Mary's affair with the King, which in itself is well documented.  

Tough and Ruthless

The business practices of John D. Rockefeller were ruthless and resulted in the passing of antitrust laws in the USA.  Only a decade after the incorporation of Standard Oil, it had a near monopoly of the oil business in the U.S.

Philanthropy

After retiring at the age of 56, Rockefeller poured his energy into his charitable endeavours, helping to create the University of Chicago, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (later named Rockefeller University), and the Rockefeller Foundation.  His charitable donations totalled over $530m.

John D. Rockefeller Siblings

Lucy Briggs

Sister

William Rockefeller

Brother

Mary Ann Rudd

Sister

Frank Rockefeller

Brother

Francis Rockefeller

Sister

Partners of 
John D. Rockefeller

Laura Celestia Rockefeller

Married

5 children together

8 Sep 1864

John D. Rockefeller Children

John D. Rockefeller Partner(s) Other Children

Bessie Strong

born 1866, died 1906, age 40
with Laura Celestia Rockefeller

Alice Rockefeller

born 1869, died 1870, age 1 (approx.)
with Laura Celestia Rockefeller

Alta Prentice

born 1871, died 1962, age 91
with Laura Celestia Rockefeller

Edith McCormick

born 1872, died 1932, age 59
with Laura Celestia Rockefeller

John D. Rockefeller Jr.

born 1874, died 1960, age 86
with Laura Celestia Rockefeller

John D. Rockefeller Family

John D. Rockefeller's parents:

John D. Rockefeller's father was Dr. William Avery Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's mother was Eliza Rockefeller


John D. Rockefeller's children:

John D. Rockefeller's daughter was Bessie Strong John D. Rockefeller's daughter was Alice Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's daughter was Alta Prentice John D. Rockefeller's daughter was Edith McCormick John D. Rockefeller's son was John D. Rockefeller Jr.


John D. Rockefeller's current partners:

John D. Rockefeller's wife was Laura Celestia Rockefeller


John D. Rockefeller's siblings:

John D. Rockefeller's sister was Lucy Briggs John D. Rockefeller's brother was William Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's sister was Mary Ann Rudd John D. Rockefeller's brother was Frank Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's sister was Francis Rockefeller


John D. Rockefeller's nieces and nephews:

John D. Rockefeller's nephew was Lewis Edward Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's niece was Emma McAlpin John D. Rockefeller's nephew was William Goodsell Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's nephew was John Davison Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's nephew was Percy Avery Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's niece was Geraldine Dodge John D. Rockefeller's niece was Beulah May Roberts John D. Rockefeller's niece was Laura Rockefeller Rudd John D. Rockefeller's nephew was William Cullen Rudd Jr. John D. Rockefeller's nephew was Frank Henry Rudd John D. Rockefeller's niece was Alice Maude Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's niece was Anna Beatrice Nash John D. Rockefeller's nephew was William Scofield Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's niece was Helen Effie Bowler John D. Rockefeller's niece was Myra Rockefeller


John D. Rockefeller's grand nieces and grand nephews:

John D. Rockefeller's great niece was Geraldine Rockefeller Webster John D. Rockefeller's great nephew was William Avery Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's great nephew was Godfrey Stillman Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's great nephew was James Stillman Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's great nephew was John Sterling Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's great niece was Almira Geraldine Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's great niece was Isabel Lincoln John D. Rockefeller's great nephew was Avery B Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's great niece was Winifred Emeny John D. Rockefeller's great niece was Faith Rockefeller Model John D. Rockefeller's great niece is Gladys Underhill John D. Rockefeller's great nephew was Hartley Dodge John D. Rockefeller's great nephew was Edward W Roberts John D. Rockefeller's great nephew was John Francis Rudd John D. Rockefeller's great niece was Helen E Ingraham


John D. Rockefeller's grandparents:

John D. Rockefeller's grandfather was John Davison John D. Rockefeller's grandmother was Sycha Davison John D. Rockefeller's grandfather was Godfrey Lewis Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's grandmother was Lucy Rockefeller


John D. Rockefeller's great grandparents:

John D. Rockefeller's great grandfather was Miles Avery John D. Rockefeller's great grandmother was Melinda Avery   John D. Rockefeller's great great grandfather was Solomon Avery John D. Rockefeller's great great grandmother was Hannah Avery   John D. Rockefeller's 3x great grandfather was Humphrey Avery John D. Rockefeller's 3x great grandmother was Jerusha Avery   John D. Rockefeller's 4x great grandfather was Samuel Avery John D. Rockefeller's 4x great grandmother was Susanna Avery   John D. Rockefeller's 5x great grandfather was William Palmes John D. Rockefeller's 5x great grandmother was Anne Myles   John D. Rockefeller's 6x great grandfather was John Humphrey John D. Rockefeller's 6x great grandmother was Elizabeth Humphrey   John D. Rockefeller's 7x great grandfather was Sir Herbert Pelham John D. Rockefeller's 7x great grandmother was Elizabeth Pelham   John D. Rockefeller's 8x great grandfather was Thomas West John D. Rockefeller's 8x great grandmother was Lady Anne West   John D. Rockefeller's 9x great grandfather was Sir Francis Knollys John D. Rockefeller's 9x great grandmother was Lady Katherine Knollys   John D. Rockefeller's 10x great grandfather was Sir William Carey of Aldenham John D. Rockefeller's 10x great grandmother was Lady Mary Boleyn   John D. Rockefeller's 11x great grandfather was Thomas Boleyn John D. Rockefeller's 11x great grandmother was Lady Elizabeth Boleyn   John D. Rockefeller's 12x great grandfather was Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk John D. Rockefeller's 12x great grandmother was Elizabeth Howard John D. Rockefeller's 12x great grandfather was Sir William Boleyn John D. Rockefeller's 12x great grandmother was Lady Margaret Boleyn   John D. Rockefeller's 13x great grandfather was Sir Frederick Tylney John D. Rockefeller's 13x great grandmother was Elizabeth Say John D. Rockefeller's 13x great grandfather was John Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk John D. Rockefeller's 13x great grandmother was Catherine Howard John D. Rockefeller's 13x great grandfather was Thomas Butler, 7th Earl of Ormonde John D. Rockefeller's 13x great grandmother was Anne Butler John D. Rockefeller's 13x great grandfather was Sir Geoffrey Boleyn John D. Rockefeller's 13x great grandmother was Ann Boleyn


John D. Rockefeller's grandchildren:

John D. Rockefeller's grandson was Nelson Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's grandson was John Rockefeller Prentice John D. Rockefeller's grandson was Spelman Prentice John D. Rockefeller's granddaughter was Abigail Mauze John D. Rockefeller's grandson was John D. Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's grandson was Laurance Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's grandson was Winthrop Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's grandson was David Rockefeller


John D. Rockefeller's great grandchildren:

John D. Rockefeller's great granddaughter is Abra Wilkin John D. Rockefeller's great granddaughter is Pamela Campbell John D. Rockefeller's great grandson is Michael Prentice John D. Rockefeller's great granddaughter is Alta Rockefeller Prentice John D. Rockefeller's great grandson is Steve Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's great grandson is Michael Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's great granddaughter is Ann Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's great granddaughter is Mary Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's great grandson is Nelson Rockefeller Jr. John D. Rockefeller's great grandson is Mark Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's great grandson was Rodman Rockefeller


John D. Rockefeller's uncles and aunts:

John D. Rockefeller's aunt was Melinda Harris John D. Rockefeller's uncle was Norman Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's aunt was Sally Ann Humiston John D. Rockefeller's uncle was Jacob Samuel Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller's uncle was Egbert Rockefeller


John D. Rockefeller's great uncles and aunts:

John D. Rockefeller's great uncle was Isaac Avery John D. Rockefeller's great uncle was Harry Avery John D. Rockefeller's great aunt was Amanda Avery John D. Rockefeller's great aunt was Polly Comstock


John D. Rockefeller's in laws:

John D. Rockefeller's father in law was Harvey Buel Spelman John D. Rockefeller's mother in law was Lucy Spelman John D. Rockefeller's grandfather in law was Samuel Buel Spelman John D. Rockefeller's grandmother in law was Laura Spelman John D. Rockefeller's son in law was Charles Strong John D. Rockefeller's son in law was Ezra Prentice John D. Rockefeller's daughter in law was Abby Rockefeller