John D. Rockefeller

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United States industrialist who made a fortune in the oil business and gave half of it away (1839-1937)

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One of the reception rooms in the Georgian-style home on East 65th Street, New York, which was owned by the late John D Rockefeller
Though only a sliver of the endowment's modest $130 million in assets is invested in fossil fuels, the move is notable because a century ago John D Rockefeller Sr made a fortune running Standard Oil, a precursor to ExxonMobil.
The Tory leader insisted he had not stolen a flagship statement of his beliefs from US tycoon John D Rockefeller.
THE FRAUDSTER; THE REAL THING; Michael Howard, top, wanted to make a fresh start as Tory leader, but he had to go back more than 60 years and steal the ideas of John D Rockefeller, above