|Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller|
|41st Vice President of the United States|
December 19, 1974 – January 20, 1977
|President||Gerald R. Ford|
|Preceded by||Gerald R. Ford|
|Succeeded by||Walter Mondale|
|Born||July 8, 1908
Bar Harbor, Maine, United States
|Died||January 26, 1979 (aged 70)
Manhattan, New York, United States
|Spouse(s)||Mary Todhunter Clark (1930–1962, divorced)
Margaretta Fitler Murphy (1963–1979, his death)
Personal life [change]
He was married twice, first to Mary Todhunter Clark, then to Margaretta Fitler Murphy.
Political career [change]
He tried three times to gain his party's nomination for the United States presidency but was thwarted by Richard Nixon in 1960 and 1968 and conservative Barry Goldwater in 1964. He was Vice-President from 1974-1977 under Gerald Ford. He was a member of the Republican Party. He was in Knights of Pythias.
Other websites [change]
- Rockefeller Archive Center: Nelson Rockefeller Contains details on the collection of public and private papers available to researchers at the Center.
- The Rocky Roll An extended portrait by Time Magazine of Nelson campaigning for New York Governor in 1958.
- Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress biography