John D Rockefeller

John D Rockefeller

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A gilded age project of himself. Rockefeller was one of the most wealth man in the gilded age, and he could be a robber baron.

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  •  John D. Rockefeller was on July 8, 1839 in Rich-ford, New York. His family was poor in Cleveland and he had education throughout his life. In the household, his religious mother had taught him about saving up and give out charitable while his father was a busy  salesman. 
  • After he moved to Ohio, he went to high school and become book-keeping.  John started studying business and shared a company with his business partner Clark as they had started with 2,000 and the help of Rockefeller's brother. 
  • During his successful times, John's oil company was growing rapidly by his aggressiveness towards the industries. He was ensure dominance to the control and becomes competitive in his highly practices. His business had successful expanded as  his family turn to rags to riches which it was his dream. 
  • In 1864, John D. Rockefeller had married Lauren Spelman, daughter of Harvey B Spelman and Lucy Henry. They had 4 daughters and a son which they had a unremarkable life time. 
  • As Rockefeller had settle down, he had developed a townhouses, kykiut and a forest hill estate with his money. John had lived in a wealth life style and 81 houses. He was living his life, but was unhappy.   
  • At the end, Rockefeller was very ruthless from his mindset of business and everyone had called a robber baron.  He was unfair towards his worker and pay them unfair. Before he had died, he had give out donation towards schools, churches and charitable. 
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