Laurance Rockefeller

Laurance Rockefeller

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Laurance Spelman Rockefeller 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 brother to John D. III, Nelson, Winthrop and David. Rockefeller was born in New York City. He graduated from Princeton University and attended Harvard Law School for two years, until he decided he did not want to be a lawyer. In 1934, Laurance married childhood friend Mary French, whose mother, Mary Montague French, and Laurance's mother were friends. When Nelson attended Dartmouth College, he shared a room with Mary's brother. Mary was granddaughter of Frederick H. Billings, a president of Northern Pacific Railway. Laurance and Mary had three daughters and a son. They are Laura R. Chasin, Marion R. Weber, Dr. Lucy R. Waletzky, and Larry Rockefeller. In 2004, when he died, he had eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Mary had died in 1997show more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 290g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613665184X
  • 9786136651842