David Rockefeller the American Old living billionaire philanthropist died at the age of 101. According to the Rockefeller’s family representative America’s billionaire Standard Oil David Rockefeller passed away peacefully due to congestive heart failure at his family Estate in Pocantico Hills, New York.
He was the Youngest of 5 sons of John D Rockefeller Jr.
According to Forbe’s real time Billionaire ranking at the time of his death David Rockefeller was estimated $3.3 billion worth making him the 604th richerst person on the planet.
According to the family spokesperson “David was an absolute joy, If he hadn’t been born a billionaire he still would have been the world’s nicest person.”
Although David Rockefeller never sought policitical office but his two brothers were in the governement, one of his borther Nelson Rockefeller served as a governor of New York and his second brother Winthrop Rockefeller was governor of Arkansas.
He dis id graduation from Harvard in 1936. D. Rockefeller also received a Ph.D Degree in the field of Economics from the Chicago University in the year of 1940.
He server in the US Army during the World War II and after that started working in Chase Bank, which later turned into JP Morgan Chase.
D. Rockefeller wasn’t just Banker or businessman he was also avid art collector and owned many art pieces of Picasso, Monet and Rothko.
According to a statement given by former president George HW Bush and his wife Barbara “they are deeply saddened by the passing of their wonderful friend.” They further said in statement “so many knew him as one of the most generous philanthropists and brightest Points of light whose caring and commitment to the widest range of worthy causes toched and lifted innumberable lives, they also said that they “surely miss thier annual visit with him in Maine.
D. Rockefeller would also be remembered for his love for art preserving his family’s close ties with the Muesum of Modern art.
1000 acres of land was donated by D. Rockefeller on his 100th birthday in 2015 to the state of Maine. Due to his charitable efforts he earned him with a Presidential Medal of Freedom, American hightest Civilian award in the year of 1998.