Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at age 101 in New York

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Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller, former head of Chase Manhattan Corp and patriarch of one of the most famous and influential American families, died on Monday, a family spokesman said. He was 101.

Rockefeller, who reportedly gave away nearly $2bn in his lifetime, died in his sleep of congestive heart failure at his home in Pocantico Hills, New York, spokesman Fraser Seitel said in a statement.

One of the few remaining links to the US ‘gilded’ era of robber barons, he was the son of John D. Rockefeller Jr., who developed New York’s Rockefeller Centre, and was the...


Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at age 101 in New York


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