A Really Rich Feller

by Jakobe

John D Rockefeller

John D. Rockefeller Founder of standard oil company,became one of the world's most wealthiest men and a major philanthropist. Born into modest circumstances in upstate New York, he went into the oil business in 1863 by investing in Cleveland, Ohio refinery. In 1870 he established standard oil. See pics of John D. Rockefeller bellow

The Life of John D Rockefeller

John Davison Rockefeller the son of a sales man was born on July 8 1839 in Richford New York. Even as a boy he earned money by raising turkeys selling candy and doing jobs for neighbors. In 1853 the Rockefeller family moved to Cleveland,Ohio area where John attended school then studied book keeping at a commercial college.