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American National Biography

John D. Rockefeller

Although Standard Oil's domination of the oil industry and Rockefeller's enormous fortune made him one of the most controversial and hated men of the industrial age, Rockefeller's legacy includes one of the first fully integrated modern business corporations, an influential biomedical research institute, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, and a tradition of family philanthropy that has extended over four generations.

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John D. Rockefeller: Anointed with Oil

Grant Segall

"This fascinating biography...offers a broad, well-researched, and nicely presented view of the man, his business and personal interests, and his philanthropic legacy....A first-rate biography."--Booklist

John D. Rockefeller: Anointed with Oil
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