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Rockefeller Wikipedia




Rockefeller is a surname, and may refer to:

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    Rockefeller family

    Main article: Rockefeller family
    • John D. Rockefeller, Sr. (1839–1937), founder of the Standard Oil Company and billionaire
    • Laura Spelman Rockefeller (1839–1915), wife of John D.R., namesake of Spelman College
    • William Rockefeller (1841–1922), brother of John D.R.
    • Bessie Rockefeller Strong (1866–1906), daughter of John D.R.
    • Alice Rockefeller (1869–1870), daughter of John D.R.
    • Alta Rockefeller Prentice (1871–1962), daughter of John D.R., founder Alta House (settlement house)
    • Edith Rockefeller McCormick (1872–1932), daughter of John D.R., feminist, philanthropist
    • John D. Rockefeller, Jr. (Junior) (1874–1960), son of Senior
    • Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874–1948), wife of Junior
    • Percy Avery Rockefeller (1878–1934), son of William
    • Margaret Rockefeller Strong de Larraín, Marquesa de Cuevas (1897–1985), daughter of Bessie Rockefeller Strong, granddaughter of Laura Spellman Rockefeller & John D. Rockefeller
    • James Stillman Rockefeller (1902–2004), grandson of William, a gold medal winner in rowing at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, president and chairman of The First National City Bank of New York, now Citibank
    • John D. Rockefeller III (1906–1978), third-generation, grandson of John D.R.
    • Nelson Rockefeller (1908–1979), third-generation, 41st Vice-President of the United States
    • Laurance Rockefeller (1910–2004), third-generation, conservationist
    • Winthrop Rockefeller (1912–1973), third-generation, governor of Arkansas
    • David Rockefeller (born 1915), third-generation, banker and statesman, founder of the Trilateral Commission
    • John D. "Jay" Rockefeller IV (born 1937), fourth-generation, Democratic U.S. Senator for West Virginia
    • Michael Rockefeller (1938–~1961), fourth-generation, youngest son of Nelson and his first wife
    • David Rockefeller, Jr. (born 1941), fourth-generation
    • Winthrop Paul Rockefeller (1948–2006), Republican lieutenant governor of Arkansas
    • Richard Rockefeller (1949–2014), fourth-generation, physician, son of David
    • Mark Rockefeller (born 1967), fourth-generation, son of Nelson

    Other people

    • Jim Rockefeller, inventor of the Rockefeller Yankee, America's first production fiberglass bodied sports car
    • Lewis K. Rockefeller, a United States Representative from New York, Republican; not a member of the John D. Rockefeller branch of the family dynasty
    • Clark Rockefeller (born Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter)

    Institutions

    • Rockefeller Brothers Fund, principal third-generation philanthropy
    • Rockefeller Center, a major New York City building complex
    • Rockefeller College, a residential college at Princeton University
    • Rockefeller Foundation, principal family philanthropic organization
    • Rockefeller Group, former owner of Rockefeller Center
    • Rockefeller Institute of Government, a public policy research unit which conducts studies related to government in the United States
    • Rockefeller Museum, an archaeological museum in Jerusalem, Israel
    • Rockefeller Music Hall, a music venue in Oslo, Norway
    • Rockefeller University, a private research university in New York City

    Other

    • Rockefeller drug laws
    • Roc-A-Fella Records, a large American hip hop record label
    • "Cinderella Rockefella," a novelty single written by Mason Williams and Nancy Ames, and most famously released by the Israeli duo group Esther and Abi Ofarim, a married couple, in 1968
    • Beto Rockfeller, a 1968 Brazilian telenovela
    • John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway, a roadway between Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park dedicated to John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
    • Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve, a preserved area within Grand Teton National Park gifted by the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. family
    • Rockefeller State Park Preserve, a state park in New York State, United States
    • Oysters Rockefeller, a dish made with oysters
    • "Rockefeller Street," a song by Estonian singer Getter Jaani

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