David Rockefeller is an American banker and statesman known for being a member of the iconic Rockefeller family as well as for being the chairman
and CEO of Chase Manhattan. As of 2015, he had an estimated net worth of $3 billion.
He is the youngest of the six children born to his parents Abigail Aldrich and John Davison Rockefeller Jr. He and Margaret "Peggy" McGrath got
married in 1940. They had six children together and remained married until Margaret's death in 1996.
In 2015, he was included in the list of the 200 wealthiest people in the world.
His family, the Rockefeller family, is widely regarded as the most powerful family in America's history.
He was once in a romantic relationship with Kathleen, the sister of assassinated U.S. President John F. Kennedy.
As children we recognized that we belonged to an unusual, even exceptional, family, but the effect was different on each of us.David Rockefeller
I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education.David Rockefeller
I am convinced that material things can contribute a lot to making one's life pleasant, but, basically, if you do not have very good friends and relatives who matter to you, life will be really empty and sad and material things cease to be important.David Rockefeller
I believe that government is the servant of the people and not their master.David Rockefeller
I hope the Guggenheim plan will be revived.David Rockefeller
I learned more from my mother than from all the art historians and curators who have informed me about technical aspects of art history and art appreciation over the years.David Rockefeller
I owe much to mother. She had an expert's understanding, but also approached art emotionally.David Rockefeller
I think of art as the highest level of creativity. To me, it is one of the greatest sources of enjoyment.David Rockefeller
My grandfather, along with Carnegie, was a pioneer in philanthropy, which my father then practiced on a very large scale.David Rockefeller
Philanthropy is involved with basic innovations that transform society, not simply maintaining the status quo or filling basic social needs that were formerly the province of the public sector.David Rockefeller
The Japanese have a wonderful sense of design and a refinement in their art. They try to produce beautiful paintings with the minimum number of strokes.David Rockefeller
was a famous American banker and businessman,
who was born on
June 12, 1915. As a person born on this date, David Rockefeller is listed in our database as the 16th
most popular celebrity for the day (June 12) and the 16th most popular for the year (1915).
People born on June 12
fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins.
David Rockefeller is the 455th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to David Rockefeller's birthday, David Rockefeller is the 3017th most famous American and ranks 202nd in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
In general, David Rockefeller ranks as the 5389th
most popular famous person of all time.
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