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John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

John Davison Rockefeller Jr. (January 29, 1874 – May 11, 1960) was an American financier and philanthropist who was a prominent member of the Rockefeller family. He was the only son among the five children of Standard Oil co-founder John D. Rockefeller and the father of the five famous Rockefeller brothers. In biographies, he is commonly referred to as "Junior" to distinguish him from his father, "Senior". His sons included Nelson Rockefeller, the 41st Vice President of the United States; Winthrop Rockefeller, the 37th Governor of Arkansas; and banker David Rockefeller.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 29th, 1874 (Cleveland), Died May 11th, 1960 (Tucson)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1918

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 49549 12-in. ca. 1918 United war work John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Speech speaker  


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"Rockefeller, John D., Jr.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.

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