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The Rockefeller billions

the story of the world"s most stupendous fortune.

by Jules Abels

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rockefeller, John D. 1839-1937

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 365-370.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD2769.O4 A62
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 386 p.
    Number of Pages386
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5942985M
    LC Control Number65013877
    OCLC/WorldCa371863

    John D. Rockefeller sr. at age Rockefeller Archives. July 8, John Davison Rockefeller is born in Richford, upstate New York, to William Avery ("Bill") Rockefeller, a travelling peddler of.   The Rockefeller Foundation, which aims to address global inequality with a $ billion endowment, helped create America’s modern public health system through the early work of the Rockefeller.

    For decades, the Rockefeller billions were quietly run out of room , a suite on the 56th floor of Rocke­feller Center in midtown New York. One of the oldest family offices in the US, it stood. #e result was that Rockefeller became the richest man in Amer-ican history. #e New York Times said in Rockefeller’s obituary that he had amassed more than $ billion dollars. In today’s dollars, estimates of his wealth vary between $ billion and $ billion. Rockefeller was a proli"c giver, donating more than $ million.

      Rockefeller was the first person to ever amass a billion dollars. He held % of all money in the US during his lifetime. Put bluntly, John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, and JP .   David Rockefeller, who is still living today at 97 years of age, was a leading non-political figure in the world of international finance and business in the 2nd half of the 20th centu I picked up this book a few years ago after reading Titan (John D Rockefeller Sr. biography) in the 90's/5(25).


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The Rockefeller Billions book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. One of the richest Americans in history, John D. Rockefeller was 3/5. The Rockefeller Billions Hardcover – January 1, by Jules Abels (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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KIRKUS REVIEW. As saga or expose, the story of John Dhis Standard Oil, his money that, as he said, God gave him, and his descendants who thus got it second or third hand--has been told a good many times already, but probably no one has ever done as. The book contained some interesting quotes and insights from Rockefeller about how he does business and his personal life.

My favorite sections were the letters between him and his son and daughter; there was a lot of insight about the relationships he had with them. The book 4/5(37). Much of this long, adulatory account of the Rockefeller family's philanthropic activity reads like an after-dinner speech.

Harr, a vice-president of ABC-TV, was a member of John D. Rockefeller III's staff for over a decade, and historian Johnson is identified here as "a Rockefeller Cited by:   John D. Rockefeller (July 8, – ) was an astute businessman who became America’s first billionaire in InRockefeller founded Standard Oil Company, which eventually became a domineering monopoly in the oil industry.

The Rockefeller family (/ ˈ r ɒ k ə f ɛ l ər /) is an American industrial, political, and banking family that owns one of the world's largest fortune was made in the American petroleum industry during the late 19th and early 20th centuries by John D. Rockefeller and his brother William Rockefeller, primarily through Standard Oil.

The family has had a long association with. John Davison Rockefeller Sr. (July 8, – ) was an American business magnate and philanthropist.

He is widely considered the wealthiest American of all time, and the richest person in modern history. Rockefeller was born into a large family in upstate New York that moved several times before eventually settling in Cleveland, Ohio. Just like the Rockefeller Family who still controls an estimated 11 billion dollars 6 generations after John D.

Rockefeller struck it rich in the oil business. I read the document beginning to end several times, but it felt incomplete. This book covers the entire clan of the Rockefellers' from the first John, born into the publishing date of the book, It is quite an engrossing study of this family.

Unlike other "celebrities", the Rockefeller family is not marred by personal scandals (such as adulterous affairs).Reviews: The Rockefeller Billions: The Story of the World's Most Stupendous Fortune [Abels, Jules] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Rockefeller Billions: The Story of the World's Most Stupendous FortuneAuthor: Jules Abels. Jules Abels is the author of The Rockefeller Billions ( avg rating, 6 ratings, 1 review, published ), In the Time of Silent Cal ( avg rating, 3/5(4).

Susan Rockefeller, David Rockefeller Sr., and Ariana Rockefeller. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images Net worth: $11 billion. Jules Abels is the author of books such as The Rockefeller Billions.

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And she said in one of her books that the Rockefeller family in was worth trillion, with a ‘t’, trillion dollars.” Dr. Stanley Monteith responds: “I believe it. That Nelson A. Rockefeller and his family may exert a coordinated influence on major corporations through Rockefeller Family & Associates is suggested by the example of how the Rockefellers became involoved in Chrysler Motors.

Jules Abels, in his adulatory book on The Rockefeller Billions. The Rockefellers are an old family with deep links to the oil industry and many other sectors. They have been accused of conspiracies of all kinds, from Extra-Terrestrial origins to market manipulations to owning the banking system to marijuana prohibition.

Perhaps the biggest accusation is the link between the now infamous New World Order and the Rockefellers, in particular, the recently. OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published as The Rockefeller billions. New York, Macmillan (N.Y.), Description: xiv, pages plates (including.

Get this from a library. The Rockefeller billions: the story of the world's most stupendous fortune. [Jules Abels] -- Studies the genesis of the estimated four billion dollar Rockefeller fortune, and establishes how one man built the Standard Oil empire and accumulated the wealth.

In his book, “Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller Sr.,” the award-winning historian recounts Rockefeller’s various management principles, which not only helped him to revolutionize the. The Rockefeller Foundation is a private foundation based at Fifth Avenue, New York City. It was established by the six-generation Rockefeller Foundation was started by Standard Oil owner John D.

Rockefeller ("Senior"), along with his son John D. Rockefeller Jr. ("Junior"), and Senior's principal oil and gas business and philanthropic advisor, Frederick Taylor Gates, in New York. SPECIAL NOTE: Notice how Rockefeller and Chase Manhattan is one of the Top 5 bankers behind the global cashless society system.

But it will only be implemented when world pop. is at billion or less. Hence their interest in “testing” and therefore giving the virus as .The “three-comma club” consists of those in industry, art and commerce who have achieved the exclusive honor of reaching a net worth of more than one billion Rockefeller to Gates.