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In private life, rockefeller was a member of the baptist church, and late in life became a philanthropist he was born john davison rockefeller on july 8, 1839 in richford, new york, the son of william avery rockefeller, a traveling quack doctor. John davison rockefeller (july 8,1839 - may 23, 1937) was an american industrialist and philanthropist he was the founder of the standard oil company, which dominated the oil industry and was the first great us business trust rockefeller revolutionized the petroleum industry and. Rockefeller had a poem that basically summarized his whole life that he wrote at the age of 86 i was early taught to work as well as play, my life has been one long, happy holiday. After starting life in humble circumstances, john rockefeller came to dominate the burgeoning petroleum industry by the time he was 40 years old.
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John davison rockefeller, sr (july 8, 1839 - may 23, 1937) was an american industrialist and philanthropist who played a pivotal role in the establishment of the oil industry and defined the structure of modern philanthropy rockefeller strongly believed that his purpose in life was to make as. John d rockefeller net worth is $340 billion john d rockefeller biography the richest ever person in the world not quite, but john davison rockefeller sr came pretty close, and certainly re-wrote the definition of 'rich' in the modern, early 20 th century world. Titan: the life of john d rockefeller, sr new york: random house the problem is that, like almost everything else about john d's extraordinary life william, big bill, and his mother, eliza davison. David rockefeller (june 12, 1915 john davison rockefeller jr abigail greene aldrich: the new york times columnist david brooks wrote in 2002 that rockefeller spent his life in the club of the ruling class and was loyal to members of the club. The only time ever saw john rockefeller enthusiastic was when a report came in from the creek john d rockefeller had been raised in learn more about john d rockefeller's personality, read the excellent biography by ron chernow : titan : the life of john d rockefeller sr. Early life and business career rockefeller was the second of six children born in richford, new york, to william avery rockefeller (november 13, 1810 - may 11, 1906) and eliza davison (september 12, 1813 - march 28, 1889.