John D. Rockefeller Jr.

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John D. Rockefeller Jr.
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Born
John Davison Rockefeller Jr.

(1874-01-29)January 29, 1874[1]
DiedMay 11, 1960(1960-05-11) (aged 86)[1]
Alma materBrown University (A.B.)
OccupationFinancier, Philanthropist
Spouse(s)
Abigail Greene Aldrich
(m. 1901; died 1948)

Martha Baird (m. 1951)
ChildrenAbigail, John III, Nelson, Laurance, Winthrop, and David
Parent(s)John Davison Rockefeller Sr.
Laura Celestia Spelman
RelativesRockefeller family
AwardsPublic Welfare Medal (1943)

John Davison Rockefeller Jr. (January 29, 1874 – May 11, 1960) was an American financier and philanthropist. He was a prominent member of the Rockefeller family. He was the only son among the five children of Standard Oil co-founder John D. Rockefeller and the father of the five famous Rockefeller brothers.

His sons included Nelson Rockefeller, the 41st vice president of the United States; Winthrop Rockefeller, the 37th governor of Arkansas; and banker David Rockefeller.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Rockefeller Archive Center: Extended Biography". Archived from the original on May 28, 2015. Retrieved May 12, 2011.