In 1913, he founded the Rockefeller Foundation with the express mission "to promote the well-being of mankind throughout the world." He provided the foundation with $100 million to get started and made his son, John D. Rockefeller
Jr., its president.
(47.) On Rockefeller's attitude toward white slavery sensationalism, see John D. Rockefeller
, Jr., "Introduction" in George J.
Ron Chernow, who won a National Book Award for The House of Morgan, has in Titan a fundamental problem with John D. Rockefeller
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heralded a new era in history with Standard Oil.
founder and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller
, was surrounded by his family.
"John D. Rockefeller
envisioned this observation deck as his gift to the people of New York, a grand viewing platform from where to enjoy beautiful views of our city," said Mayor Michael R.
From 1906 to 1911, antitrust authorities prosecuted Standard Oil, a case that culminated with John D. Rockefeller
's company being forcibly broken up into several smaller businesses.
In this biography, Bernice Kert suggests that Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948), wife of John D. Rockefeller
, Jr., and mother of six public-spirited children, played a pivotal role not only in shaping the careers of her husband and children but also in influencing the Rockefeller family's use of their enormous wealth as a progressive force in the arts, politics, and social reform.
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IV (D-W.V.) and widely known as the Rockefeller Commission.
In explaining why he wanted to retain McCloy to advise him on an antitrust matter, John D. Rockefeller
All that money!" For years, hardly a book or article, and there have been many, about John D. Rockefeller
and his descendants was able to suppress an air of "gee whiz" when faced with the fact that they controlled wealth almost beyond measure.