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00.000.1911 the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was dissolved by the US Supreme Court.

00.000.1839-00.000.1937 Rockefeller, John Davison b. Richford, N.Y. American industrialist and philanthropist 00.000.1839-00.000.1937

00.000.1865 Rockefeller, Williamjoined his brother Rockefeller, John D. in the oil-refining business.

Rockefeller, William was a successful stock market manipulator

Rockefeller, William was the New York representative of the Rockefeller interests until -

Rockefeller, William was associated with copper interests + railways + public-utility corporations.

Rockefeller, William With his vast resources built up the National City Bank of New York

00.000.1908-00.000.1979 b. Bar Harbor, Maine;

Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich, grandson of John D.Rockefeller

A Republican U.S.. public official,

00.000.1959-00.000.1973 Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich, governor of New York

00.000.1974-00.000.1977 Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich Vice President of the United States

00.000.1931-00.000.1958 Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich,A director of Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich,also served in many government posts, including

00.000.1940-00.000.1944 Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich, coordinator of the Office of Inter-American Affairs

00.000.1950-00.000.1951 Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich,chairman the International Development Advisory Board +

00.000.1952-00.000.1958 Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich,chairman the President's Advisory Committee on Government Organization

00.000.1958 Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich,defeated W. Averell Harriman for the governorship of New York;

00.000.1962 Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich,was reelected for the governorship of New York;

00.000.1966 Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich,was reelected for the governorship of New York;

00.000.1970 Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich,was reelected for the governorship of New York;

As governor he expanded state services in such areas as education + transportation + housing + welfare + environmental control.

00.000.1960 Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich, unsuccessfully campaigned for the Republican presidential nomination in

00.000.1964 Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich, unsuccessfully campaigned for the Republican presidential nomination

00.000.1968 Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich, unsuccessfully campaigned for the Republican presidential nomination

00.Dec.1973 Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich resigned from the governorship

to serve as chairman of the National Commission on Critical Choices for America.

00.000.1974 President Ford </ce6/people/A0819143.html> nominated

Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich for the vice presidency under the terms of the Twenty-fifth Amendment.

Despite some criticism of the political uses to which he put his vast wealth,

Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich was confirmed by Congress.

00.000.1968 Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich wrote The Future of Federalism

00.000.1968 Unity, Freedom and Peace and

00.000.1970 Our Environment Can Be Saved

00.000.1996 C. Reich Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich biography, by;

1839-00.000.1937 Rockefeller, John Davison b. Richford, N.Y. American industrialist + philanthropist, at age 16 went to work as a bookkeeper.

1853 Rockefeller, John Davison moved with his family to a farm near Cleveland,

1859 Rockefeller, John Davison Frugal + industrious, became a partner in a produce business,

+ 4 years later, with his partners,

Rockefeller, John Davison established an oil refinery,

entering into an industry already thriving in Cleveland.

00.000.1870 Rockefeller, John Davison + his associates-including

S. V. Harkness +

H. M. Flagler +

Rockefeller, John Davison brother Rockefeller William

-organized the Standard Oil Company of Ohio,

capitalized at $1 million.



strict economy

+ efficiency,

through mergers +

agreements with competitors,

by ruthlessly crushing weaker competitors,


by accumulating large capital reserves,

Rockefeller,John Davison&Brother Rockefeller,William

soon dominated the American oil-refining industry.

Rebate agreements,

which he forced from the railroads,


the control of pipeline distribution of refined oil

strengthened the near monopoly of the Standard Oil Company.

00.000.1882 the diverse holdings of the various members of Rockefeller's combination were tied together into the Standard Oil trust.

10 years later Court action compelled the trust to dissolve, but

in a few years the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was chartered as a holding company,

with a capitalization of $110 million.

was also prominent in the affairs of railroads + banks,

being second only to

J. P. Morgan in the domain of finance.

00.000.1901 United States Steel Corporation was formed & Rockefeller,John Davison was one of the directors.

00.000.1911 a decision of the U.S. Supreme Court required the holding company to dissolve +

00.000.1911 -the holding company s directors to relinquish their control over the numerous subsidiaries.

00.000.1911 Rockefeller,John Davison -until- personally ruled over his enormous petroleum business

00.000.1911 Rockefeller,John Davison retired with a fabulous fortune.

Rockefeller,John Davison Intensely religious,

Rockefeller,John Davison had an interest in philanthropy

as deep as his interest in business.

Rockefeller,John Davison gave generously to the Baptist Church + to the YMCA + to the Anti-Saloon League.

1892 Rockefeller,John Davison also founded the University of Chicago.

The most prominent of the philanthropic enterprises to which Rockefeller,John Davison eventually turned over some $500 million were

00.000.1901 the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, founded in New York City + since

00.000.1965 known as Rockefeller University

00.000.1902 the General Education Board organized to make gifts to various educational + research agencies;

00.000.1913 the Rockefeller Foundation established to promote public health + to further the medical + natural + social sciences;

00.000.1918 the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial, founded in memory of his wife for the furthering of child welfare + the social sciences.

00.000.1909 Rockefeller,John Davison wrote Random Reminiscences of Men and Events