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    Mrs. John D. Rockefeller

    Laura Celestia Spelman Rockefeller, (September 9, 1839 – March 12, 1915), (known as Cettie), was a philanthropist, the namesake of Spelman College, founded to educate black women in the South, and the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial, and the wife of John D. Rockefeller, the founder of Standard Oil. Together they created the Rockefeller family dynasty.

    Rockefeller Center New York City September 1, 1933

    Edith Rockefeller McCormick ~"princess of Standard Oil".

    John D. Rockefeller with Family Vintage Photograph

    rockefeller family | The Rockefeller Family | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    John D. Rockefeller Jr. Born John Davison Rockefeller, Jr. January 29, 1874 Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. Died May 11, 1960 (aged 86) Tucson, Arizona, U.S. Nationality American Alma mater Brown University Occupation Business, Philanthropist Spouse Abby Greene Aldrich Children Abby Rockefeller Mauzé (1903-76) John D. Rockefeller III (1906-78) Nelson Rockefeller (1908-79) Laurance Rockefeller (1910-2004) Winthrop Rockefeller (1912-73) David Rockefeller (born 1915)


    Rockefeller and his son John D. Rockefeller, Jr. in 1915

    The Rockefellers...

    Madeleine Astor, who survived the Titanic. Her husband, John Jacob Astor IV did not.

    John D. Rockefeller, Jr. mansion, 10 West 54th Street, 1913. It is now the site of the Museum of Modern Art, founded by Mrs. Abby Rockefeller.

    1914, John D. Rockefeller hands out dimes to poor children in a staged propaganda attempt to salvage his image.

    The Rockefellers

    Laurance Spelman Rockefeller (May 26, 1910 – July 11, 2004) was a venture capitalist, financier, philanthropist, a major conservationist and a prominent third-generation member of the Rockefeller family. He was the fourth child of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, and brother to John D. III, Nelson, Winthrop, David and Abby Rockefeller Mauze, with grandson John D. Rockefeller.

    John D. Rockefeller, Senior and Junior attend church c 1930

    Longchamps, 1911 - Henri Meurisse.

    Citation: Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, ca. 1913 / Adolf De Meyer, photographer. Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

    Edith Rockefeller McCormick

    Happy Rockefeller

    640 Fifth Ave, William H. Vanderbilt residence c. 1882. Art Gallery.