Rockerfeller Positive +

by: Savannah, Hether, Jayshawn

Background Info

  1. John Davison Rockefeller Sr. was an American business magnate and philanthropist. He was a co-founder of the Standard Oil Company, which dominated the oil industry and was the first great U.S. business trust. He lived to be one the worlds richest men.

Good Deads

what did John D. Rockefeller do with all the money he made?

he donated half of his fortune to charities that will help with the current philanthropic problems at the time

During his life Rockefeller donated more than $500 million to various philanthropic causes.

Oil company

In 1870, Rockefeller formed the Standard Oil Company of Ohio, along with his younger brother William , Henry Flagler and a group of other men. John Rockefeller was its president and largest shareholder.