JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER

ONE OF THE WORLD'S RICHEST MEN

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He got his fortune by a theory called monopoly. This theory is a theory where he bought a lot of oil companies and then set amount at his own various prices.

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BORN: July 8th, 1839, Richford,NY

DIED:May 23rd,1937, Ormond Beach, FL

EDUCATION: Chanceller University

SPOUSE: Laura Spelman Rockefeller

BURIED: Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, OH

CHILDREN: John D. Rockefeller, JR., Edith Rockefeller McCormick, Alta Rockefeller Prentice, Elizabeth Rockefeller Strong, Alice Rockefeller

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I WANT TO HAVE POWER

He was the founder of the standard oil company.Witch in the 1880's controlled 90% of U.S refineries and pipelines. He started to buy little oil company's until he was basically the only oil company. He could set his on price on the oil since he was the only that had it. He used a theory called monopoly. This theory made him one of the richest men in the US. When he became rich, he gave a lot of money to charities.During his life time he donated more than 500 million dollars to different charities.He was also a devoted baptist.

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Hmm... What is he known for most

He was the owner of the standard oil company.He owned oil company's all over america.By having all of the company's he became one of the world's richest men.