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Laurance Rockefeller

Laurance RockefellerAKA Laurance Spelman Rockefeller

Born: 26-May-1910
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 11-Jul-2004
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Respiratory failure
Remains: Buried, Rockefeller Family Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, NY

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Financier behind Eastern Airlines

Military service: US Navy (WWII, Lt. Commander)

Father: John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
Mother: Abby Aldrich Rockefeller
Sister: Abby Rockefeller Mause (b. 1903, d. 1976)
Brother: John D. Rockefeller III (b. 1906, d. 1978)
Brother: Nelson Rockefeller (Vice President, b. 1912, d. 1979)
Brother: Winthrop Rockefeller (Lt. Governor of Arkansas, b. 1912, d. 1973)
Brother: David Rockefeller (Chase Manhattan Bank)
Wife: Mary French (m. 1934, d. 1997, three daughters, one son)
Daughter: Laura Spelman (b. 1936)
Daughter: Marion French (b. 1938)
Daughter: Lucy Aldrich (b. 1941)
Son: Laurance Rockefeller, Jr. (b. 1944)
Mistress: Martha Gellhorn

    University: BA Philosophy, Princeton University (1932)
    Law School: Harvard Law School

    Eastern Airlines Financier
    McDonnell Aircraft Financier
    Member of the Board of Eastern Airlines (1938-60)
    Member of the Board of Readers Digest Association
    Bill Bradley for President
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Dean for America
    Friends of Giuliani Exploratory Committee
    George W. Bush for President
    Human Potential Foundation Funding
    New York Zoological Society Chairman (1970-75)
    National Geographic Society Board Member
    National Republican Senatorial Committee
    Pete Wilson for President Committee
    Congressional Gold Medal 1991
    Rockefeller Family

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