About this Famous Person
American businessman, philanthropist, public servant, and politician
Source : Tim DOWLING
Rockefeller was born in Bar Harbor, Maine. He was the son of John Davison Rockefeller, Jr. and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller. He was the grandson of Standard Oil founder and chairman John Davison Rockefeller, Sr. and United States Senator Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich, a Republican from Rhode Island. He had a sister, Abby (1903–1976); and four brothers: John D. 3rd (1906–1978), Laurance S. (1910–2004), Winthrop (1912–1973), and David (1915-). He received his elementary and high school education at the Lincoln School, an experimental school administered by Teachers College of Columbia University. In 1930, he graduated cum laude with an A.B. in economics from Dartmouth College, where he was a member of Casque and Gauntlet (a senior society), Phi Beta Kappa, and the Zeta chapter of the Psi Upsilon fraternity.
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