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John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

Raymond Blaine Fosdick

John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

a portrait.

by Raymond Blaine Fosdick

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rockefeller, John D. 1874-1960.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE744.R65 F6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 477 p.
    Number of Pages477
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6198046M
    LC Control Number56006436
    OCLC/WorldCa371869

    John D. Rockefeller built an empire in 20 years. He was self-made (although he did not grow up poor as his father was a snake-oil salesman, he had no money to start his business and had to take loans from his father, unlike Trump), self-taught (no college, no mentor in business other than his father), and devoted to religion. The John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, nicknamed "the Rock," is the primary teaching and research library for the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts at Brown University in Providence, Rhode is one of five individual libraries which make up the Brown University Library.. The library was named after John D. Rockefeller Jr., who graduated in the class of Architectural style: Brutalist.

    John Jr was the only son of John D. Rockefeller, the Standard Oil co-founder, and more significantly, he was the father of the five Rockefeller brothers, who include Nelson Rockefeller, the 41st Vice President of The United States and David Rockefeller, chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan Corporation. John D. Rockefeller Jr. (–) Episode(s): 2, 3 Associated Park(s): Acadia, Great Smoky Mountains, Yosemite.

      John D. Rockefeller: Early Years and Family. John Davison Rockefeller, the son of a traveling salesman, was born on July 8, , in Richford, New York. Industrious even as a . John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library. The intellectual center of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, the John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library advances knowledge of colonial British America, the American Revolution, the early United States, American decorative arts and folk art, and the Restoration and continuing story of Colonial Williamsburg.


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John D. Rockefeller, Jr by Raymond Blaine Fosdick Download PDF EPUB FB2

National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist From the acclaimed, award-winning author of Alexander Hamilton: here is the essential, endlessly engrossing biography of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.—the Jekyll-and-Hyde of American the course of his nearly 98 years, Rockefeller was known as both a rapacious robber baron, whose Standard Oil Company rode roughshod /5().

National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist From the acclaimed, award-winning author of Alexander Hamilton: here is the essential, endlessly engrossing biography of John D.

John D. Rockefeller, Sr.—the Jekyll-and-Hyde of American the course of his nearly 98 years, Rockefeller was known as both a rapacious robber baron, whose Standard Oil Company rode roughshod Cited by:   This is not an impartial book and was not so intended. Fosdick is an admiring friend and associate of the man of whom he writes.

But if the book is understandably friendly to John D. Rockefeller, Jr., it is also an honest book." -- John D. Hicks, The Saturday ReviewAuthor: Raymond B.

Fosdick. John D. Rockefeller, Jr., was the fifth child and only son of John D. Rockefeller, the builder of Standard Oil. The elder Rockefeller became America's first billionaire.

After graduating from Brown University inJohn D. Rockefeller, Jr., joined his father's business, where he learned that making money held little appeal. John D. Rockefeller purchased the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company inand nine years later he turned over his controlling interest in the company to his son, John D.

Rockefeller, Jr., who managed the company from his offices at 26 Broadway in New Goals: Recognition of the United Mine Workers. Synopsis. Born on Januin Cleveland, Ohio, John D. Rockefeller Jr. was a prominent American philanthropist and heir to the family fortune created by father John D.

Jr. book Rockefeller Sr Born: THE PERSONAL RELATION IN INDUSTRY, by John D. Rockefeller, Jr.- Boni and Liveright, New York- ORIGINAL EDITION (Second Printing, January STATED)- This is NOT an ex-library book and it is NOT a reprint edition- BINDING is maroon cloth HARDCOVER with titles in gold on spine; binding and text are neat, clean and solid, VG with NO.

Rockefeller, John D. John D. Rockefeller (left) walking with his son, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., about Rockefeller, Sr., was an American industrialist and philanthropist and founder of the Standard Oil Company, which dominated the oil industry and was the first great U.S.

business trust. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (cph 3a). John Davison Rockefeller III (Ma – J ) was a philanthropist and third-generation member of the prominent Rockefeller was the eldest son of the philanthropists John D.

Rockefeller Jr. and Abby Aldrich siblings were Abby, Nelson, Laurance, Winthrop and David. Like his sister Abby, John III eventually settled on Alma mater: Princeton University (B.S.). John D. Rockefeller (July 8, – ) was an astute businessman who became America’s first billionaire in InRockefeller founded Standard Oil Company, which eventually became a domineering monopoly in the oil : Janet Ogle-Mater.

Synopsis. American industrialist John D. Rockefeller was born July 8,in Richford, New York. He built his first oil refinery near Cleveland and Born: The John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, otherwise known as "the Rock," serves as the primary teaching and research library for the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts.

The John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library is located on the corner of Prospect and College Streets. The Sidney E. Frank Digital Studio, Patrick Ma Digital Scholarship Lab, and. John D. Rockefeller, Sr., history’s first billionaire and the patriarch of America’s most famous dynasty, is an icon whose true nature has eluded three generations of historians.

Now Ron Chernow, a National Book Award-winning biographer. To the Editors: A couple of comments about the review of David Rockefeller’s Memoirs by the usually exemplary Russell Baker [NYR, J ]. My concern is confined to John D. Rockefeller Jr., who Baker sees as the “dark figure” at the center of David’s description of family life.

And again, as “a dark presence [ ]. John Davison Rockefeller was born July 8, on a farm in Richmond, New York. He was the second child of six born to William Avery and Eliza Davison Rockefeller.

The family lived modestly, John’s father being a “pitch man”. It has been a while since my last post. You can blame this pages beast of a book. The biography is an in-depth portrait of a true business titan,the richest man and greatest philanthropy of his era and – for a time – the most hated man in America: John D.

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Genre/Form: Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fosdick, Raymond Blaine, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. New York, Harper [] (OCoLC) A collection of the letters of John D.

Rockefeller and John D. Rockefeller, Jr, tracing the history of the transfer of the Rockefeller fortune over the course of 50 years. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. AKA John Davison Rockefeller, Jr. Born: Jan Birthplace: Cleveland, OH Died: May Location of death: Tucson, AZ Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Buried, Rockefeller Family Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, NY Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Business Nationality: United States Born: Looking for books by John D.

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