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John D. Rockefeller

John D. RockefellerAKA John Davison Rockefeller, Sr.

Born: 8-Jul-1839
Birthplace: Richford, NY
Died: 23-May-1937
Location of death: Ormond Beach, FL
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, OH

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder of Standard Oil

Father: William Avery Rockefeller (b. 13-Nov-1810, d. 11-May-1906)
Mother: Eliza Davison (b. 12-Sep-1813, d. 28-Mar-1889)
Sister: Lucy
Brother: William
Sister: Mary Ann
Brother: Franklin
Brother: Francis
Wife: Laura C. Spelman (teacher, b. 1839, m. 8-Sep-1864, d. 1915, four daughters, one son)
Daughter: Bessie (b. 1866, d. 1906)
Daughter: Alice (b. 1869, d. 1870)
Daughter: Alta (b. 1871, d. 1962)
Daughter: Edith (b. 1872, d. 1932)
Son: John D. Rockefeller, Jr. (b. 1874, d. 1960)

    High School: Central High School, Cleveland, OH
    Administrator: Founder, University of Chicago (1890)
    Administrator: Founder, Rockefeller University, New York City (1901)

    Standard Oil Co-Founder
    Rockefeller Foundation Founder (1913)
    Society of the Cincinnati Honorary Member
    Pilgrims Society
    Rockefeller Family
    Huguenot Ancestry


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