He created order, efficiency, and planning with extraordinary success and sweeping vision. Byaccording to the New York WorldStandard Oil was "the most cruel, impudent, pitiless, and grasping monopoly that ever fastened upon a country".
Before it can be used, the crude oil that comes from the ground must be refined. In addition to being the head of Standard, Rockefeller owned iron mines and timberland and invested in numerous companies in manufacturing, transportation, and other industries.
He came to associate the church with charity. He moved to Ohio inwhere his family bought a home in the town of Strongsville.
The influence of his philanthropic institutions has continued to grow after his death. His General Education Board made a dramatic impact by funding the recommendations of the Flexner Report of Web Sites "John D. How Andrew Carnegie, John D.
The Life of John D. A state agency created by Governor Carlson, offered work to unemployed miners building roads and doing other useful projects. He moved beyond refining oil into producing crude oil itself and moved his wells westward with the new fields opening up.
Harkness invested in it. When he was 14, his family moved from New York to Cleveland, Ohio, and as a teenager, he began several small-business ventures. Between and he gave a series of interviews to journalist William O. Pyle, Tom, as told to Beth Day.
But bloody railroad strikes workers' protests that year forced them to surrender to Standard Oil. Nine trustees, including Rockefeller, ran the 41 companies in the trust. Pioneering in Big Business,vol.John D. Rockefeller was born on a farm in Tioga County, New York, on July 8,the son of William A.
and Eliza Davison Rockefeller, and the second of six children. When he was a boy, he and his family moved to Moravia and later to Oswego, New York. John D. Rockefeller, an American industrialist (a person who owns or oversees an industrial corporation) and philanthropist (a person who works to help mankind), founded the Standard Oil Company, the University of Chicago, and the Rockefeller Foundation.
John D. Rockefeller was the head of the Standard Oil Company and one of the world's richest men. He used his fortune to fund ongoing philanthropic causes. American industrialist John D. John Davison Rockefeller Sr.
(July 8, – May 23, ) was an American oil industry business magnate, industrialist, 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 and was shaped by his con man father and religious mother.
John Davison Rockefeller Sr. (July 8, – May 23, ) was an American oil industry business magnate, industrialist, and philanthropist. He is widely considered the wealthiest American of all time,   and the richest person in modern agronumericus.comtion: Oil industry business magnate and philanthropist.
Born inJohn D. Rockefeller was an American industrialist and philanthropist who built an oil empire by guaranteeing a uniform quality grade for his standard oil. He .Download