John D Rockefeller
By Ryan Conrad
In 1855 his first official job was working as a clerk in a commission in Cleveland. They mainly bought and sold things like grains and coal but they also dealt with other goods.
In 1859 he opened his own commission with a business partner. Also in that year oil was drilled in America for the first time.
On the road to success
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