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John D. Rockefeller and his career

Silas Hubbard

John D. Rockefeller and his career

by Silas Hubbard

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Published by The Author in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rockefeller, John D. 1839-1937,
  • Standard Oil Company

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Silas Hubbard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD2769.O4 H8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7013365M
    LC Control Number09029697
    OCLC/WorldCa2014385

      John D. Rockefeller sr. (), was an American industrialist and philanthropist, founder of the very successful Standard Oil Company, and one of the richest men of his day. He used his immense fortune to finance ongoing philanthropic endeavours. Over the course of his lifetime, he donated more than $ million to charity. The book is not just a study of the incredible business career of John D Rockefeller. To take us some of the way towards understanding the individual, Ron Chernow allows time to give a fascinating look at the early days of not only the parents and grandparents, but also the life styles and factors from before his birth that would so influence.

      The Rockefeller family moved to Cleveland where John D. Rockefeller started his business career as a teenager. By the age of 20, John D. was already a successful entrepreneur selling meat, grain and other dry goods. 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. Rockefeller, Sr.

    In , John D. Rockefeller wrote one of his partners, “Let the good work go on. We must ever remember we are refining oil for the poor man and he must have it cheap and good.” Or as he put it to another partner: “Hope we can continue to hold out . ?Life of John eller and his legacy The life of John Davies Rockefeller () has been continuously celebrated in American history. This is because his life has been colorful and controversial at the same time. It is also celebrated because his existence bequeathed a precious legacy of philanthropy that benefitted a lot of people in America and abroad.


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By age 25 John D. Rockefeller controlled one of the largest oil refineries in the nation. By age 31 he had become the world’s largest oil refiner. By age 38 he commanded 90% of the oil refined in the U.S.

By the time of his retirement at he was the richest man in the country. By the time he died, he had become the richest man in the. John D. Rockefeller’s name had first been associated with ruthless business practices with the Cleveland Massacre, but after a part serial exposé by Ida Tarbell titled "History of Standard Oil Company," started appearing in McClure’s Magazine in Novemberhis public reputation was proclaimed to be one of greed and corruption.

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Rockefeller was born July 8,in Richford, New York, about midway between Binghamton and Ithaca. His father, William Avery Rockefeller, was a "pitch man" — a "doctor" who claimed he.

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He was the oldest son of a peddler who struggled to make ends meet. His mother was a devout Christian. Early life. Rockefeller was the fifth and last child of Standard Oil co-founder John Davison Rockefeller Sr.

and schoolteacher Laura Celestia "Cettie" four older sisters were Elizabeth (Bessie), Alice (who died an infant), Alta, and in his father's mansion at 4 West 54th Street, he attended Park Avenue Baptist Church at 64th Street (now Central.

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