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  1. 25. Jan. 2024 · John D. Rockefeller, Jr. (born January 29, 1874, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.—died May 11, 1960, Tucson, Arizona) American philanthropist, the only son of John D. Rockefeller, Sr., and heir to the Rockefeller fortune, who built Rockefeller Center in New York City and was instrumental in the decision to locate the United Nations in that city.

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  2. 13. Feb. 2024 · John D. Rockefeller (left) walking with his son, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., about 1915. Rockefeller, Sr., was an American industrialist and philanthropist and founder of the Standard Oil Company, which dominated the oil industry and was the first great U.S. business trust.

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  3. The Rockefeller fortune began with oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller, America's first billionaire, who founded Standard Oil in 1870. He and his son John Jr. dedicated themselves to...

  4. Vor 2 Tagen · The purchase was funded by Nelson's father, John D. Rockefeller Jr. The Rockefeller family owned the Tudor City Apartments across First Avenue from the Zeckendorf site. The city, in turn, spent $5 million ($49 million in 2022) on clearing the land. Rockefeller donated the site to the UN in December 1946.

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  5. Vor 23 Stunden · At first, Wilson and his partner Bob Smith appealed to the likes of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. for funding and envisioned taking AA into hospitals at cost. But ultimately its members decided to...

  6. Vor 2 Tagen · John Rockefeller's son John D. Rockefeller Jr. funded half of the projected $1 million cost. [5] [13] The new church, which was dubbed the "Little Cathedral", was designed by Henry C. Pelton in partnership with Francis R. Allen and Charles Collens. [5]