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Definition of John d. rockefeller

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(1839- 1937) U.S.A. industrialist and philanthropist, founder of the Standard Oil company (also founded the University of Chicago and the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research)
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1. United States industrialist who made a fortune in the oil business and gave half of it away (1839-1937)
(synonym) Rockefeller, John Davison Rockefeller
(hypernym) industrialist
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John Davison Rockefeller Sr. (July 8, 1839 – May 23, 1937) was an American business magnate and philanthropist. He was a co-founder of the Standard Oil Company, which dominated the oil industry and was the first great U.S. business trust. Rockefeller revolutionized the petroleum industry, and along with other key contemporary industrialists such as Andrew Carnegie, defined the structure of modern philanthropy. In 1870, he founded Standard Oil Company and actively ran it until he officially retired in 1897.

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