James Stillman ROCKEFELLER

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AmericanBorn James Stillman ROCKEFELLER

Won an Olympic rowing title for the United States

Born on June 08, 1902 in New York City, New York , United States

Died on August 10, 2004 in Greenwich, Connecticut , United States

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He was born to William Goodsell Rockefeller and Elsie Stillman in New York City.



He graduated from Yale University in 1924, where he was elected to Scroll and Key and Phi Beta Kappa. That same year Rockefeller captained a crew of Yale teammates that included Benjamin Spock. They won a gold medal in rowing at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France.

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He appeared on the cover of Time magazine on July 7, 1924.



He spent six years with the Wall Street banking firm of Brown Bros. & Co..



On April 15, 1925, he married Nancy Carnegie, grandniece of Andrew Carnegie.



During World War II, Rockefeller served in the Airborne Command.



He had four children: James Stillman Rockefeller, Jr., Nancy Sherlock Carnegie Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie Rockefeller, and Georgia Stillman Rockefeller.



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