- John D(a·vi·son) [dey-vuh-suh n] /ˈdeɪ və sən/, 1839–1937, and his son John D(avison), Jr., 1874–1960, U.S. oil magnates and philanthropists.
- Nelson A(ldrich),1908–79, U.S. political leader: governor of New York 1959–73; vice president of the U.S. 1974–77 (son of John D. Rockefeller, Jr.).
Examples from the Web for rockefeller
It may have been the reason why Goldwater beat Rockefeller by three points, and effectively sewed up the GOP nomination.The World’s Toughest Political Quiz
December 31, 2014
The group, which includes members of the Rockefeller, Pritzker, and Marriott families, was hosted at the White House this spring.When Will We See a #Millennial Congress?
December 26, 2014
He wanted very much to get Rockefeller to run as vice president.
Are you the first Rockefeller biographer to use either of those?
The thought was that Nixon would have to look to the Northeast, and he really tried to get Rockefeller on his ticket.
Mr. Rockefeller did not discover the hog, but it is considered his by right of resemblance.The Devil's Dictionary
Has there ever been a king in modern times with anything like the power of Mr. Rockefeller?Socialism
"Well, it'll need to be Rockefeller later on," said the blonde.Jill the Reckless
P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
And this place of enchantment was Mr. Rockefeller's private park!The Rich Little Poor Boy
Ask Mr. Rockefeller, "Is this oil refinery your property, Mr. Rockefeller?"The Common Sense of Socialism
- John D (avison). 1839–1937, US industrialist and philanthropist
- his son, John D (avison). 1874–1960, US capitalist and philanthropist
- his son, Nelson (Aldrich). 1908–79, US politician; governor of New York State (1958–74); vice president (1974–76)
Word Origin and History for rockefeller
"immensely rich man," 1938, in reference to U.S. financier and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937).