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Rockefeller, John Davison

(1839–1937). Oil magnate; b. Richford, New York; est. Rockefeller Foundation, Gen. Educ. Bd., Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial, and Rockefeller Institute for Med. Research; supported Bap. ch. work generously. Son John Davison Rockefeller Jr. (1874–1960; b. Cleveland, Ohio; educ. Brown U., Province, Rhode Island) continued and expanded the philanthropies and gave large sums of money for various religious projects.

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