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John D. Rockefeller Jr.

John D. Rockefeller Jr. Biography

Entrepreneur


ABOUT
Philanthropist, Standard Oil director, and pivotal member of the Rockefeller family.
BEFORE FAME
He graduated from Brown University in 1897.

FAMILY LIFE
He married Abby Greene Aldrich in 1901, which was a major social event in the Gilded Age. He fathered Nelson Rockefeller. He was his father's only son.
ASSOCIATED WITH
He became director of J.P. Morgan's newly formed U.S. Steel company.
TRIVIA
He became one of New York City's largest real-estate holders after developing and financing Rockefeller Center during the Great Depression.

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