Skip to comments.David Rockefeller, Banker And Philanthropist, Dies At 101
Posted on 03/20/2017 4:09:46 PM PDT by Enlightened1
David Rockefeller, the famed banker and philanthropist, died Monday at age 101, according to a spokesperson for the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.
Rockefeller served as chairman and CEO of Chase Manhattan Bank, which after a series of mergers is now JPMorgan Chase (JPM). But he was also born into great wealth as a grandson of John D. Rockefeller, who was the founder of the Standard Oil empire and America's first billionaire.
According to Forbes, David Rockefeller was worth $3.3 billion at the time of his death, making him the world's oldest billionaire. He died in his sleep Monday morning of congestive heart failure at his home in Westchester County, New York, according to family spokesman Fraser P. Seitel.
"Barbara and I were deeply saddened to hear that our wonderful friend, David Rockefeller, has passed from this good earth," former President George H. W. Bush said in a statement. "So many knew him as one of the most generous philanthropists and brightest Points of Light whose caring and commitment to the widest range of worthy causes touched and lifted innumerable lives." Related: Dumping fossil fuels was great move for Rockefeller Brothers fund.
Rockefeller retired in 1980 as CEO and chairman Chase Manhattan after nearly nearly 35 years at the bank. But he was also well known for his charitable work.
He donated almost $2 billion to a wide range of institutions, including The Rockefeller University, Harvard University, the Museum of Modern Art, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and the Council on Foreign Relations. He also founded the Trilateral Commission, an organization designed to promote cooperation among the nations of North America, Western Europe and Japan. To mark his 100th birthday in 2015...
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Cue the singing Munchkins.
No prayers up for Rockefellar please.
5th thread on this today.
Only the good die young. I think there was a song about that.
bet he wasn’t subjected to ObamaCare ...
Wow he beat John D. In longevity. Grandpa was a young 97 when he went room temperature
Nelson and Winthrop had all the fun in the family and burned out at 70 and 60.
Lighten up Francis
Then came along Billy Ray Valientine
So glad you have the time to keep track.
In summary he was a Progressive communist who used the capitalist system to generate his fortune and then turned on it to pimp the NWO. Maybe Satan will give him a cell with a window.
Yeah. I remember my NY Governor and later VP Rockefeller. Died with his boots off as I remember.
Just because David didn’t die “In flagrante delicto” doesn’t mean he didn’t get around. Just lived long enough to have even more fun.
when the richy elite give to "foundations" you know they're buying power and influence somehow, someway, to benefit them....
Jesus said it was harder for a rich man to enter the gates of Heaven than for a camel to pass thru a needle, or something like that.....
get your rewards David Rockefeller....get your just rewards...
John D. at least came from very humble beginnings....it wasn’t handed to him..
We would have been better off if he had never existed!!!
“John D. at least came from very humble beginnings....it wasnt handed to him..”
John D was one of the greatest and most amazing Americans ever.
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